The Shanghai Gesture
The Shanghai Gesture (1942)

In this melodrama, English businessman Sir Guy Charteris threatens to close down the seedy gambling establishment owned by Mother Gin Sling. However, when Sling discovers that Guy's daughter is one of their more frequent and more… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 31, 1999
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Dennis Schwartz
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A delirious masterpiece of decadence and sexual depravity.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Compromised Sternberg, but visually and thematically compelling.

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Film Noir at its Best.
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