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China Cry: A True Story (1990)

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
Philip Tan ...
Colonel Cheng
Jak Castro ...
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Chinese Army Captain
Daphne Cheung ...
Chung Shing
Catherine Dao ...
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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Sung by Irene Cara
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Great Story of Courage
15 March 2000 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie a few years ago. I was quite moved by it. It's a wonderful story of courage. Also, it's refreshingly honest, unlike most of the movies out there today. I totally recommend it to everyone.


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