Chinese Boxes (1984)

Nomination Year: 2000
SYNOPSIS:  A down-on-his-luck American living in Berlin becomes involved with heroin smuggling after a young hooker OD's in his bathroom.

Smithee Award Winner! "Wanna Run That By Me Again?"

"Moon Goes up, Sun Goes down, Moon Goes..."
Our romantic lead tries to convince the mobster's girl that they should live for the moment. After all, nothing really changes in the world: "Moon goes up, sun goes down, sun comes up, moon goes down...."

Best One-Liner

Not So Fast...
Our 'hero' tries bluffing his way past some German narcotics cops. When one of them cuts off his fast-talk attempt, saying "Not so fast...", he obligingly repeats his bluff slowly and in a loud voice.

Actors/Directors of Note
Actor Claim to Fame
Will Patton  
Adelheid Arndt  
Robbie Coltrane  
Director Claim to Fame
Christopher Petit  

Matt Quirk

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