A brash 22-year-old FBI agent trumps up charges of Communist spying against a Chinese laundryman. Ten years later, he wants to make amends to the man and his teenage daughter.

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Agent Kevin David Walker
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Marilyn Song
Elizabeth Morehead ...
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Agent Ron Pirelli
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Cynthia
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FBI chief
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Benny Ying
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Chen Jung Song
Paddy Morrissey ...
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Special Agent Collins
Leo Downey ...
Prosecuting Attorney Snyder
Jay Jacobus ...
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Wilbur Jung ...
Chinese defendant
Henry Wong ...
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Theresa Huynh ...
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Fresh out of law school, Kevin Walker is recruited into the FBI and commissioned to root out communist subversives amongst the San Francisco Chinese community. He finds a loophole that will enable him to prosecute, but his loyalties become divided when he falls in love with Marilyn, a laundryman's daughter. Written by Jonathan Ridsdale <JR@kingston.ac.uk>

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Some loves are impossible. But they are loves just the same.

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Rated R for language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »
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28 January 1994 (USA)  »

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Um Amor Assassino  »

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$395,105 (USA)
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In the dance hall scene, when the camera moves behind the drummer, the drumhead on the drumset are Remo PinStripe heads - two layers of transparent Mylar with a thin film of oil between the heads. Mylar drumheads were invented in the mid 1950s. PinStripe drum heads were not available until 1973, when they were released by Remo. See more »

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SOMEBODY TO LOVE
Written by Darby Slick
Performed by Jefferson Airplane
Copyright 1967 Irving Music Inc. (BMI)
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dillon saves this from being a one-star dog!!!
18 June 2000 | by (the lower depths) – See all my reviews

Hey, don't these screenwriters know how to read any more? I mean this screenplay is so rank with vague cliches & timeless imprecision, it's beyond comprehension. There's no cohesion here, narrative, emotional, political or otherwise. It's beyond embarrassment. Woof. Only poor Matt Dillon gives it any dignity or professionality. What is he, the indie's Jeff Bridges? The guy deserves some kind of special award. Definitely.


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