True Files (film)

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True Files
Directed by John D. Lamond
Written by John D. Lamond
Starring Sam Bottoms
Lim Kay Tong
Leah Di Stasio
Glory Annen
Release date
2002
Running time
98 minutes
Country Hong Kong
Singapore
Language English

True Files (also known as Shanghai Lilly) is a 2002 film set in 1936 about an American woman whose husband is shot while he's in bed with a prostitute.

The year 2002 in film involved some significant events. It included blockbuster films like Spider-Man, Die Another Day, and Signs. Major releases of sequels took place like The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones, Men in Black II, Analyze That, Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams, Stuart Little 2 and Blade II. The year also saw the 3rd installment Austin Powers in Goldmember and the 10th installment Star Trek: Nemesis. Paramount Pictures celebrated its 90th anniversary in 2002

The film was shot in 1997 in a backlot in Singapore. The film languished in legal limbo for a time after one of the financiers suffered a stroke but Lamond managed to sell it to 10 territories, mostly in Asia. [1]

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References

  1. Groves, Don (26 March 2012). "John Lamond plots a comeback". Sbs.com.au.