Shadow of China


1h 40m 1989

Brief Synopsis

A Chinese immigrant tries to make his way to the top as a businessman in Hong Kong while his former radicalism is transformed into cynicism.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1989
Production Company
Nippon Herald Films, Inc
Distribution Company
NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE); New Line Cinema; New Line Home Entertainment; Nippon Herald Films, Inc
Location
Hong Kong

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

A Chinese immigrant tries to make his way to the top as a businessman in Hong Kong while his former radicalism is transformed into cynicism.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1989
Production Company
Nippon Herald Films, Inc
Distribution Company
NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE); New Line Cinema; New Line Home Entertainment; Nippon Herald Films, Inc
Location
Hong Kong

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1991

Released in United States March 15, 1991

Released in United States October 1989

Released in United States on Video November 20, 1991

Released in United States September 1990

Released in United States Spring March 10, 1991

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica February 28 - March 28, 1991.

Shown at Tokyo Film Festival October 1989.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 6-15, 1990.

First co-production between Japan and the USA entirely financed in Japan. English language directorial debut for Mitsuo Yanagimachi.

Began shooting May 1989.

Completed shooting August 1989.

Released in United States 1991 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica February 28 - March 28, 1991.)

Released in United States Spring March 10, 1991

Released in United States March 15, 1991 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States September 1990 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 6-15, 1990.)

Released in United States October 1989 (Shown at Tokyo Film Festival October 1989.)

Released in United States on Video November 20, 1991