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China Moon (1994)

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China Moon is a slick noir thriller, nice to look at, well-acted and directed, but ultimately predictable, even to its "surprise" ending. Kyle Bodine (Ed Harris) falls in love with Rachel Munro (Madeleine Stowe), the unhappily married wife of a drunken Southern aristocrat Rupert (Charles Dance). One night, tired of his beatings and abuse, Rachel kills Rupert, apparently in self-defense. Kyle helps her cover-up the crime and establish an alibi. However, Kyle's young partner Lamar (Benecio Del

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Mystery & Suspense, Drama

Dec 26, 2001

Orion Home Video

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Ed Harris as the fall guy is good and the visuals of this film noir are impressive nut the narrative is severely flawed.

July 30, 2011 Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com
EmanuelLevy.Com

A welcome return to the classy thrillers of yesteryear

March 3, 2006

Film noir about a person caught in a slow dance with danger and death.

July 18, 2003 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
Spirituality and Practice

The film's saving grace is in the emotionally impactful performance by Ed Harris.

September 17, 2002 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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I didn't find Paper Moon that predictable. I enjoyed the twists and turns of the plot and I enjoyed the acting of Madeline Stowe and Ed Harris, the two main characters. I guess crime doesn't pay...
November 12, 2013
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Excellent
April 17, 2008
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