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Forbidden Nights (1990)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  10 April 1990 (USA)
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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 ... 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
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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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Please put on DVD
20 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I first saw this movie in 1990 and really wish it was available on DVD. It was a heartwarming love story that you think about a long time after the movie is over...at least I did. Does anyone else remember this film? I believe it was one of Melissa Gilbert's best movies and that she only improved as she got older. The character grows and changes in the movie and if it is ever put on DVD I think it would be one of those movies talked about at the coffee counter at work the next day. It has been quite a number of years but like I said I still think about the movie and occasionally check to see if a DVD is available. I'd be the first in line to buy it. I really would!


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