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Vanishing Son (1994)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Romance | TV Movie 2 March 1994
Two students (Jian-Wa and Wago) in the Peoples Republic of China are forced to flee out of China after having taken part in a protest action for freedom (reference is made to the fights at ... See full summary »

Director:

John Nicolella

Writers:

Rob Cohen (creator), Rob Cohen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Russell Wong ... Jian-Wa
Chi Muoi Lo ... Wago
Vivian Wu ... Lili
Rebecca Gayheart ... Clair Armstrong
Marcus Chong ... Fu Qua Johnson (as Marcus S. Chong)
Paul Butler Paul Butler ... Estabrook
Haing S. Ngor ... The General
Eric Frederick Eric Frederick ... Pak Manu
Gary Wade Morton Gary Wade Morton ... Garcia
Brian Fong Brian Fong ... Bones Lee Hoy
Terry Laughlin Terry Laughlin ... Trawler Captain
Gianni Lazuli Gianni Lazuli ... Michael (as Gianni Lapis)
Jim Grollman ... Herb
Steele McGonegal Steele McGonegal ... Harry
Karen Kirschenbauer ... Sylvia Rutledge (as Karen K. Kirschenbauer)
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Storyline

Two students (Jian-Wa and Wago) in the Peoples Republic of China are forced to flee out of China after having taken part in a protest action for freedom (reference is made to the fights at Tiananmen Square in 1989). They come to America, and try to build up a new life. After a while, one of the brothers pursues a musical career while the other gets entangled in a criminal organisation. Written by Andre Boogaards <A.Boogaards@akam.nl>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 March 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Apodrasi apo tin Kina See more »

Filming Locations:

Norfolk, Virginia, USA See more »

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Universal Television See more »
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Stereo

Color:

Color
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Great movie!
20 October 1998 | by shorinSee all my reviews

It is a very well done movie. It has a good story and awesome casting. It is one of the best Martial Arts movies that I have ever seen. The fight scenes were great, and fit into the story. They were not there just because they needed a fight scene. I highly recommend this movie!


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