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The Shadow of China

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John Lone, the star of the Oscar-winning The Last Emperor 89, portrays a Chinese revolutionary in Shadow of China. Pursued by the Communists, Lone escapes to Hong Kong, where he builds up a multimillion dollar business enterprise. He hopes to use his international clout to effect changes in Mainland China, but he is defeated by revelations of his earlier underhanded business practices, and by the "dangerous" aspects of his previous political activities. Filmed on location, Shadow of China has its moments of ...
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Overview

John Lone, the star of the Oscar-winning The Last Emperor 89, portrays a Chinese revolutionary in Shadow of China. Pursued by the Communists, Lone escapes to Hong Kong, where he builds up a multimillion dollar business enterprise. He hopes to use his international clout to effect changes in Mainland China, but he is defeated by revelations of his earlier underhanded business practices, and by the "dangerous" aspects of his previous political activities. Filmed on location, Shadow of China has its moments of violence, but none so extreme as to detract from the storyline. Also, John Lone proves again how his talents have often been wasted in less ambitious projects.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/13/1997
  • UPC: 794043416934
  • Original Release: 1991
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  • Source: New Line Home Video
  • Format: VHS

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
John Lone Henry Wong
Koichi Sato Akira
Sammi Davis Katharine
Vivian Wu Moo-Ling
Roy Chiao Lee Hok Chow
Constantine Gregory Jameson
Mali Finn
Sam Neill TV reporter
Technical Credits
Mitsuo Yanagimachi Director, Screenwriter
Barbara Drake Set Decoration/Design
Mali Finn Casting
Don Guest Producer
Satoru Iseki Executive Producer
Toyomichi Kurita Cinematographer
Elliott Lewitt Producer
Richard Maxwell Screenwriter
Andrew McAlpine Production Designer
Rod McLean Art Director
Sandy Powell Costumes/Costume Designer
Paul Seydor Editor
Yasuaki Shimizu Score Composer
Susumu Tokunow Sound/Sound Designer
Sachiko Yamaji Editor
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