The story of a young Chinese couple who come to London from Hong Kong, hoping to make their fortune. Lily and Chen’s ambitions are ordinary enough, but their future becomes inextricably entangled with the menacing world of the Chinese underground. Screenplay by Ian McEwan, based on a novel by Timothy Mo.
Director Mike Newell
Writer Ian McEwan, Timothy Mo
Cast Sylvia Chang, Danny Dun, Jodi Long, Soon Tek Oh, Martin Kemp
Producers Roger Randall-Cutler
Production Credits British Screen Productions, Film Four International,First Film Company, Zenith Entertainment