Chinese Box
Country of Origin:  France
Production year: 1997
Director: Wayne Wang
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 031398-685937
Running time: 1:39 (99 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, Color, 1.85:1 Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Single-Layered
Released: September 29, 1998
Collection type: Owned (#645)
Status: Available
Purchase date: November 03, 2009
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 0 / 10
Review (video): 0 / 10
Overview
CHINESE BOX From acclaimed director Wayne Wang (Smoke, The Joy Luck Club) comes a gripping romantic drama set against the background of Hong Kong's recent return to Chinese rule.
Academy Award® winner Jeremy Irons (The Man in the Iron Mask, Reversal of Fortune) stars as John, a British journalist living in Hong Kong. John has fallen in love with with Vivian (Gong Li), a bartender with a jaded past. Vivian is eager to secure her position in Hong Kong society and wants her successful boyfriend Chang to marry her. When Chang proves to be indecisive about their relationship, Vivian turns to John. Giving into their feelings for a brief but passionate affair, they now face inevitable change and unexpected obstacles in this touching and compelling film.
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Genres
Drama
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Trimark Pictures
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles
French
Spanish
Tags
Asia
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
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 • Feature Trailers
 • Production Notes/Bios
Crew
Direction
Wayne Wang....Director
Writing
Jean-Claude Carrière....Original Material By
Paul Theroux....Original Material By
Wayne Wang....Original Material By
Jean-Claude Carrière....Screenwriter
Larry Gross....Screenwriter
Production
Michiyo Yoshizaki....Executive Producer
Akinori Inaba....Executive Producer
Jean Labadie....Executive Producer
Reinhard Brundig....Executive Producer
Lydia Dean Pilcher....Producer
Jean-Louis Piel....Producer
Wayne Wang....Producer
Cinematography
Vilko Filac....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Christopher Tellefsen....Film Editor
Music
Graeme Revell....Composer
Sound
Stan Bochner....Supervising Sound Editor
Lisa J. Levine....Supervising Sound Editor
Brian Williams....Sound Designer
Drew Kunin....Production Sound Mixer
Michael Barry....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Chris Wong....Production Designer
Cast
Jeremy Irons....John
Chaplin Chang....Homeless Man
Noel Rands....John's Friend at New Year's Party
Emma Lucia....Amanda Everheart
Ken Bennett....Rick
Rubén Blades....Jim
Gong Li....Vivian
Michael Hui....Chang
Russell Cawthorne....New Year's Party MC
Emotion Cheung....William Wong
Harvey Stockwin....Weeks
Jonathan Midgley....Jonathan
Bruce Walker....Bruce
Angelica Lofgren....Baby-Lin
Dr. Julian Chang....Dr. Chang
Rui Chao Jian....Businessman #1
Sing Chau Wai....Businessman #2
Lo Hung....Businessman #3
Shirley Hung....Girlfriend #1
Michelle Yeung....Girlfriend #2
Alex Ng Hong-Ling....Drunk Karaoke Singer
Maggie Cheung....Jean
Wah Lee Chiu....Minibus Passenger
Maria Cordero....Mamasan
Pao Fung....Godfather
Fan Hui....Godfather's Wife
Man Cheung Lam....Wedding Photographer
Siu-Kei Lee....Gangster #1
Chi On Leung....Gangster #2
Yuen Fat Tse....Gangster #3
Roderick Lee....Manhattan Club Bouncer
Hui Li....Black Moon Hostess
Maria St. Lynne....Black Moon Hostess
Josephine Ho....Lilly
Jared Harris....William
Gloria Wu....News Reporter
Kim Penn.... (uncredited)