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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
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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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Romance | Thriller

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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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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

When Harris meets Stowe to warn her that the police will want to interview again it's at night in the woods in Florida. As Harris utters his last lines of the scene you can see his breath condensing from the cold. See more »


Soundtracks

Well, Well, Well, Baby-La
Written by Rose Marie McCoy and Charles Singleton
Used by permission of Screen Gems-EMI Music Inc.
Performed by Anson Funderburgh & The Rockets Featuring Sam Myers
Courtesy of Black Top Records
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Ah, film noir...
3 May 2002 | by (Under this moon) – See all my reviews

I've rented a few movies lately that have been alright but have failed to really catch my attention. This, however, was different. First of all, it's film noir, and you gotta love film noir. "Palmetto", "Body Heat", "Double Indemnity", "The Big Sleep". A good guy gets screwed by a beautiful temptress. Only, in "China Moon" it's different. I won't tell the ending or any details. But this was a very well executed film, very suspenseful. It doesn't follow any cliches and it always has new tricks and twists. Like a lot of film noir, this film features heat, wetness, the night, and cops. A lot of movies attempt film noir but don't always achieve its true spark. This film achieves it.


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