Hotel Shanghai


1h 34m 1997

Brief Synopsis

Set several days before the infamous Bloody Sabbath of August 14, 1937 when a Japanese bomb landed on the Shanghai Hotel killing everyone, a mysterious Russian aristocrat Helen Russell arrives in the arms of her drunken British husband Bobbie Russell. She discovers that pictures of herself with a J

Film Details

Release Date
1997

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

Synopsis

Set several days before the infamous Bloody Sabbath of August 14, 1937 when a Japanese bomb landed on the Shanghai Hotel killing everyone, a mysterious Russian aristocrat Helen Russell arrives in the arms of her drunken British husband Bobbie Russell. She discovers that pictures of herself with a Japanese literary critic are missing while Bobbie is cruising the local opium dens with Helen's French ex-lover. On the other side of town, American journalist Frank Taylor is trying to get his confiscated newsreels returned when a riot ensues. During the confusion, Frank saves Helen and they quickly fall in love.

Film Details

Release Date
1997

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

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Released in United States July 1997

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1997

Shown at Moscow International Film Festival (in competition) July 19-29, 1997.

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1997

Released in United States July 1997 (Shown at Moscow International Film Festival (in competition) July 19-29, 1997.)