Shanghai Surprise

The movie Shanghai Surprise was based on the book Faraday's Flowers.

Which one did you like better, the movie or the book?  There are 4 votes for the book, and 9 votes for the movie.

Movie details for Shanghai Surprise

The movie was released in 1986 and directed by Jim Goddard. Shanghai Surprise was produced by Lions Gate. More information on the movie is available on and also IMDb.

Actors on this movie include Sean Penn, Madonna, Paul Freeman, Richard Griffiths, Philip Sayer, Clyde Kusatsu, Kay Tong Lim, Sonserai Lee, Victor Wong (III), Professor Toru Tanaka, Michael Aldridge, Sarah Lam, George She, Won Gam Bor, To Chee Kan, David Li, Keith Bonnard, Claire Lutter, Pamela Yang and Michael Chow (IV).


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Book details for Faraday's Flowers

Faraday's Flowers was written by Tony Kenrick. The book was published in 1985 by Hodder & Stoughton General Division. More information on the book is available on

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