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Hong se lian ren (1998)

The film tells of Dr. Robert Payne's adventures in Shanghai 50 years ago. Payne falls in love with beautiful Qiuqiu, the consort of revolutionary hero Jin, who is a communist leader in the ... See full summary »

Director:

Daying Ye

Writers:

Qitao Jiang (story), Mark Adam Kaplan | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Leslie Cheung ... Jin
Ting Mei Ting Mei ... Quiqui (as Mei Ting)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Todd Babcock ... Dr. Robert Payne
Robert Machray ... Col. Clark
Yilan Ni Yilan Ni
Zeru Tao Zeru Tao ... Hao Ming
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Storyline

The film tells of Dr. Robert Payne's adventures in Shanghai 50 years ago. Payne falls in love with beautiful Qiuqiu, the consort of revolutionary hero Jin, who is a communist leader in the Shanghai underground However, he suffers from seizures caused by old head wounds and becomes Payne's patient. Hao Ming is the brutal chief of the Guomintang secret police. In his hunt for Jin, he discovers that Qiuqiu is his long lost daughter. At a lavish father-daughter reunion, Qiuqiu gets her revenge and shots Hao Ming. She's been arrested and admits her guilt. When Jin realizes how much Qiuqiu loves him, he offers to give himself up in exchange for commuting Qiuqiu's death sentence... Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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Details

Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

18 November 1999 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Shanghai Story See more »

Filming Locations:

Shanghai, China

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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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