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China Cry: A True Story (1990)

PG-13
101 min | Biography, Drama, History

Drama set in the 1950s, based on a true story, about a young girl, Sung Neng Yee, who is brought as part of a wealthy Chinese family. She is eager to become part of Mao Tze Tung's "new society", but soon becomes disenchanted by the ...See moreDrama set in the 1950s, based on a true story, about a young girl, Sung Neng Yee, who is brought as part of a wealthy Chinese family. She is eager to become part of Mao Tze Tung's "new society", but soon becomes disenchanted by the economic misery the changes bring to her family. Before long, the authorities become aware of Neng Yee's feelings and she is taken to a labour camp, overseen by the sadistic Colonel Cheng. Written by Jonathan Broxton See less
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Nora Lam (book) | Irene Burk (book) | James F. Collier (screenplay)
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$4,212,828
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$4,212,828
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Release date
Nov 2, 1990 (United States)

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Julia Nickson
Sung Neng Yee (as Julia Nickson-Soul) Sung Neng Yee (as Julia Nickson-Soul)   See fewer
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France Nuyen
Mrs. Sung Mrs. Sung   See fewer
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James Shigeta
Dr. Sung Dr. Sung   See fewer
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Russell Wong
Lam Cheng Shen Lam Cheng Shen   See fewer
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Philip Tan
Colonel Cheng Colonel Cheng   See fewer
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Jak Castro
Labour Camp Guard Labour Camp Guard   See fewer
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Dennis Chan
University Professor University Professor   See fewer
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Eric Chen
Chinese Army Captain Chinese Army Captain   See fewer
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Daphne Cheung
Chung Shing Chung Shing   See fewer
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Catherine Dao
Ling Mei Ling Mei   See fewer
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Lau Lee Foon
Young Neng Yee Young Neng Yee   See fewer
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Lloyd Kino
Police Captain Police Captain   See fewer
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James Lew
Kickboxer Instructor Kickboxer Instructor   See fewer
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Bruce Locke
Labour Camp Guard Labour Camp Guard   See fewer
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Bennett Ohta
Labour Camp Doctor Labour Camp Doctor   See fewer
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Jack Ong
Telegraph Clerk Telegraph Clerk   See fewer
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Elizabeth Sung
Interrogator Interrogator   See fewer
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Lewis Tan
Sung Neng's Kid Sung Neng's Kid   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 467 votes