Shanghai Red
Shanghai Red (2006)

Vivian Wu ("The Pillow Book," "Eve and the Fire Horse") plays Meili, an interpreter who becomes an angel of vengeance when her husband is shot dead on his way to sign a joint-venture contract. The appearance of an… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: June 6, 2011
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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

"Shanghai Red" largely emerges as a tantalizing, involving thriller.

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Kam Williams
NewsBlaze

Juxtaposing a litany of opposing thematic elements, ranging from honor vs. disgrace to tradition vs. modernization to trust vs. duplicity, this multi-layered mystery shapes up like a modern morality play of Shakespearean proportions.

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Ed Scheid
Boxoffice Magazine

Shanghai Red has an effective central performance by Vivian Wu (The Joy Luck Club), but the very uneven screenplay causes the film to lose steam.

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