R | | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A '40s period piece which revolves around an American expat who returns to Shanghai in the months before Pearl Harbor due to the death of his friend.
22 July 2010 | dvc5159
6 | An almost great film, but more importantly an excellent homage/throwback to film-noir.
They sure don't make films like these anymore. Back in the 1930's - 1950's the cinemas were filled with ...
The brainchild of Mike Medavoy, who was born in Shanghai in 1941, and who developed the story through his Phoenix Pictures shingle. The project was subsequently bought by Harvey Weinstein, while still at Miramax. It took eight years to get it made.
Conner and I had joined the Navy like our fathers and grandfathers before us. Our lives were set. Birth, school, Yale, war. The great American tradition.
English, Mandarin, Japanese, German
$26,604 (USA) (4 October 2015)
$44,689 (USA) (11 October 2015)
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