Return to your rest,
O my soul, for the Lord
has been good to you.
Empire of the Sun
Director: Steven Spielberg
Year: Dec. 1987
Plot Outline: After being separated from his parents and left alone, a young English boy fights to survive under the Japanese occupation of Shanghai during World War II.
Scene: After a period of hyper-vigilance, Jamie (Christian Bale) stands with a group of children at a Red Cross shelter where parents have come to search for their lost children at the end of the war.
Artist: Natalie Merchant
Label: Elektra Entertainment, 2001.
Overview: Using the rhythms of a lullaby, Natalie Merchant sings of the desire to find safety and peace amidst a cold, harsh world.