Chinese Box
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Hong Kong emigrant Wayne Wang directed and co-wrote (with Paul Theroux, Jean-Claude Carriere and Larry Gross) this story set in "the Pearl of the Orient" as the British government prepared to hand over the city to China in 1997. John (Jeremy Irons) is an English journalist who has lived in the city for some time; while in some ways he still feels like an outsider, he's come to think of Hong Kong as a home and has close friends there. John is also in love with Vivian (Gong Li), a one-time prostitute who now runs a bar owned by her fiancÚ, Chang (Michael Hui). John is struggling… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 62%

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"Wang is moving toward a clearer objectivity."
‑ Peter Henne, Film Journal International
"The obvious passion that Wang has for his homeland does not visibly extend his two tortured lovers."
‑ Michael Dequina, TheMovieReport.com
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