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1 hr. 59 min.

Plot Summary
Set in China in the 1930s, the film is about the relationship between three characters. Ing'er (Rene Liu), the daughter of a theatre-owner, welcomes the return of Shao-dung (Lei Huang), her fiancée and a fine cellist from America. Shao-dung soon finds himself captivated by the opera "Fleeing By Night" and its actor, Lin Chung (Chao-te Yin). While Shao-dung attempts to blend eastern and western music, Ing'er becomes torn between her affection for both men, and a growing intimacy between them.

Cast: Rene Liu , Lei Huang , Chao-te Yin , Li-jen Tai , Shu Yaoxuan , Kuei Ya-lei ,

Directors: Li-Kong Hsu , Chi Yin

Genres: Romance, Drama

Distributor: Strand Releasing

Fleeing by Night (2000)

Release Date: May 3rd, 2002|1 hr. 59 min.

critic reviews (10)
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  • 63
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    The many opera scenes are so beautifully mounted, they make up for the moments when the story veers toward melodrama. show more

  • 50
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    The story is hardly original, but this well-directed Taiwanese drama paints an intermittently vivid portrait of life on the Chinese mainland in the 1930s era. show more

  • 50
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    An overwrought Taiwanese soaper. show more

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