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Drama set in the 1950s, based on a true story, about a young girl, Sung Neng Yee, who is brought as part of a wealthy Chinese family. She is eager to become part of Mao Tze Tung's "new ... See full summary »

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Sung Neng Yee (as Julia Nickson-Soul)
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Mrs. Sung
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Dr. Sung
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Lam Cheng Shen
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Colonel Cheng
Jak Castro ...
Labour Camp Guard
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Chinese Army Captain
Daphne Cheung ...
Chung Shing
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Ling Mei
Lau Lee Foon ...
Young Neng Yee
Lloyd Kino ...
Police Captain
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Kickboxer Instructor
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Labour Camp Guard
Bennett Ohta ...
Labour Camp Doctor
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Drama set in the 1950s, based on a true story, about a young girl, Sung Neng Yee, who is brought as part of a wealthy Chinese family. She is eager to become part of Mao Tze Tung's "new society", but soon becomes disenchanted by the economic misery the changes bring to her family. Before long, the authorities become aware of Neng Yee's feelings and she is taken to a labour camp, overseen by the sadistic Colonel Cheng. Written by Jonathan Broxton <j.w.broxton@sheffield.ac.uk>

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2 November 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

China Cry - O Grito de Nora Lam  »

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$4,212,828 (USA)
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19 February 2004 | by (Port St. Lucie, FL, USA) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie on TBN, when they were playing it in honor of Nora Lam, of whom this movie is about. I totally agree with the message of this movie, because it gives hope to Christians who feel pressured by society, and it also shows Christians in America, that they should be thankful for the religious freedoms our government allows.


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