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Forbidden Nights (1990)

Judith Shapiro's dream has come true. Due to the process of opening to the west in China she has been invited to stay for two years in Shang Sa, Hunan as a school teacher. As soon as she ... See full summary »

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Judith Shapiro
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Liang Hong
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Ho
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Li Dao
Beulah Quo ...
Vice Dean Yin
Khigh Dhiegh ...
Lu Ming
Maggie Chan ...
Han
Augustine Lam ...
Ma Soong
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Young Liang Hong
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Juliette Chen ...
Comrade Ho s Daughter
Emotion Cheung ...
Zhu Ma
Jane Chung ...
Little Hong
Cinda Hui ...
Liang s Mother
Ernest Kwan ...
Comrade Ho s Son
Rain Lau ...
Mai Ling
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Judith Shapiro's dream has come true. Due to the process of opening to the west in China she has been invited to stay for two years in Shang Sa, Hunan as a school teacher. As soon as she arrives she has to deal with problems such as only cold water to wash, an unlockable door at her room and so on. All these problems are nothing compared to the difficulties she has in understanding chinese social interacting. When she falls in love with one of her students, things are going to get really weird. Written by Oliver Heidelbach

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10 April 1990 (USA)  »

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Very good
15 September 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Thought the movie was thought provoking. Makes you think why another race/culture thinks/acts the way they do, based on there long history of submission to their leaders. Yet another means for me to see a glimmer of the history from my daughters country.


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