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China Moon (1994)

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Detective Kyle Bodine falls for Rachel Munro who is trapped in a violent marriage. After shooting her husband, Kyle relucantly agrees to help hide the body, but Kyle's partner is showing an... See full summary »

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Kyle Bodine
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Rupert Munro
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Adele
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Fraker
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Daryl Jeeters
Larry Shuler ...
Patrolman at Turner's
Rob Edward Morris ...
Officer Pinola (as Robb Edward Morris)
Paul Darby ...
CSU Photographer
Theresa Bean ...
Felicity Turner
Allen Prince ...
Assistant M.E.
Sam Myers ...
Blues Band
Anson Funderburgh ...
Blues Band
Matt McCabe ...
Blues Band
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Detective Kyle Bodine falls for Rachel Munro who is trapped in a violent marriage. After shooting her husband, Kyle relucantly agrees to help hide the body, but Kyle's partner is showing an unusual flair for finding clues. Written by Rob Hartill

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He thought it was passion. It was deceit. He thought it was love. It was murder.

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Rated R for sensuality, language and violence | See all certifications »

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4 March 1994 (USA)  »

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A Lua dos Amantes  »

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$3,038,499 (USA)
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Filmed in 1990-91, it was thrown into limbo when production company Orion filed for bankruptcy in late 1991. After a reorganization, the film finally had its theatrical debut in 1994. See more »


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Stowe's talent wasted
7 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Caught this on late night TV recently, and only watched because I admired Stowe's work in "Playing by Hearts." The constant use of lighting to make everyone's eyes look luminescent, apparently intended to add to the film noir mood, just made you wonder if there was some kind of "aliens are among us" subplot coming up, and disguised Stowe so thoroughly that she was virtually unrecognizable through whole sections of the film. Others have commented on the plot holes, and there are many, not the least of which occur in the climactic scene, where some fine work by Stowe is ruined by the extreme unlikelihood that things could have gone down that way.


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