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Gong Li's film 'Shanghai' to be screened in US

CRIENGLISH.com | Updated: 2015-07-29 13:44

Gong Li's film 'Shanghai' to be screened in US

Poster of Shanghai. [Photo/Agencies]

The 2010 mystery/thriller neo-noir film directed by Mikael Håfström, starring John Cusack and Gong Li is set to be screened in the United States.

The film directed by Swedish director Håfström was first released in China in 2010.

The movie tells the story of an American agent who stumbles upon secrets while investigating the death of a friend in 1940s Shanghai.

Cusack plays the American, Chow Yun-fat plays the head of a gangster group while Gong took the role of a famous singer in a night club, who works for the Chinese resistance group fighting the Japanese invaders.

The film will be limited screened in some theaters of in the United States from August 21.

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