7.3/10
62
5 user 1 critic

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 »

Director:

Writers:

(article), (story) | 2 more credits »
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Cries from the Heart (TV Movie 1994)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Michael is an autistic 7 year old child. He cannot speak or write. His mother, Karen, sends him to a special school to help him learn. Michael is taught to use a computer in order to ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Switzer
Stars: Patty Duke, Melissa Gilbert, Bradley Pierce
House of Secrets (TV Movie 1993)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Marion Ravinel is trapped in an abusive spousal relationship. She forms a plan with her husband's former lover to kill him. However, the outcome turns out to be more than she planned on as ... See full summary »

Director: Mimi Leder
Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Bruce Boxleitner, Kate Vernon
With a Vengeance (TV Movie 1992)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Amnesiac nanny and her love-struck employer try to follow the clues leading into her past, little suspecting that a serial killer is already waiting at the end of the trail.

Director: Michael Switzer
Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Dixie Lee Sedgwick, Jack Scalia
Killer Instinct (TV Movie 1988)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Woody Harrelson stars in the story of psychiatrist Lisa DaVito and her battle to save a tortured man whose past has turned him to violence. One tragic incident seals his fate and shakes Lisa's faith in her profession.

Director: Waris Hussein
Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Woody Harrelson, Lane Smith
The Lookalike (TV Movie 1990)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A mentally disturbed woman is further tormented after discovering a girl who closely resembles her recently deceased daughter.

Director: Gary Nelson
Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Diane Ladd, Frances Lee McCain
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

An attorney, upon handling an incest case, learns that she was an incest victim by her father from the age of five months to five years. Through therapy, she arranges to confront her father... See full summary »

Director: Bill Corcoran
Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Kate Nelligan, Shirley Douglas
Family of Strangers (TV Movie 1993)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Julie must disclose her family's medical history before undergoing major surgery, but when she questions her family, she discovers that she was adopted and later, that her conception was the product of a rape.

Director: Sheldon Larry
Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Patty Duke, Martha Gibson
Without Her Consent (TV Movie 1990)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Fact-based story about the emotional trauma and following legal problems of a young woman who was raped by an acquaintance.

Director: Sandor Stern
Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Scott Valentine, Barry Tubb
Donor (TV Movie 1990)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Dr. Kristine Lipton finds that something strange is happening in the hospital she works for, when a friend is strangled by an elder poor patient, who runs away but has an accident and dies.... See full summary »

Director: Larry Shaw
Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Jack Scalia, Pernell Roberts
Chameleons (TV Movie 1989)
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

In this failed TV series pilot from the mind of Glen A. Larson, Shelley, a slightly-crazy heiress, discovers that her eccentric millionaire uncle Jason Carr was rather more eccentric than ... See full summary »

Director: Glen A. Larson
Stars: Crystal Bernard, Jaime Alba, Jim Antonio
Seduction in a Small Town (TV Movie 1997)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Paul Jenks and his wife Sarah left California with their lovely son David and daughter Ivy and started a farm in his native small town. Sarah is a short-tempered vegetarian, who doesn't ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Wilkinson
Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Dennis Weaver, G.W. Bailey
Choices (TV Movie 1986)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A 19 year old girl suddenly finds herself pregnant. Not wanting to face motherhood or dealing with the consequences of a child, she contemplates an abortion without the knowledge of her ... See full summary »

Director: David Lowell Rich
Stars: George C. Scott, Jacqueline Bisset, Melissa Gilbert
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Judith Shapiro
...
Liang Hong
...
Ho
...
Li Dao
Beulah Quo ...
Vice Dean Yin
Khigh Dhiegh ...
Lu Ming
Maggie Chan ...
Han
Augustine Lam ...
Ma Soong
...
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
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 April 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Noches prohibidas  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
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.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Robin Shou defleppardvanhalen
Discuss Forbidden Nights (1990) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?