What You Need To Know:
(H, LL, NNN, SSS, VVV) Humanism; 11 obscenities & 2 profanities; upper female nudity; adultery & deviant sexual immorality; and, murder & cover-up of murder.
Boy meets girl, boy likes girl, girl likes boy, girl is married, girl murders husband to be with boy–that about sums up CHINA MOON. The film begins with an adulterous bang as an unmarried couple engage in deviant behavior in a sleazy motel scene. The, a homicide detective, Kyle, meets a beautiful woman, Rachel, in a run-down bar. Before long, they meet again and soon begin an adulterous relationship. Rachel plans and carries out the murder of her husband, and Kyle tries to cover up for her. In the end, we find that Rachel and Kyle’s partner, Lamar, had an elaborate plan to set up the murder to take advantage of Rachel’s six-million-dollar inheritance. Eventually, they are caught, and Kyle has been corrupted by Rachel.
CHINA MOON takes what appears to be a hard-working policeman and corrupts him. Kyle starts with adultery, then moves to being an accomplice in murder. In the end, he not only is indicted, his heart is broken as he is shot by fellow police officers. CHINA MOON, a film noir mystery, has it all: adultery, murder, violence, and a plot anyone can figure out, but finally, it exposes a disturbing and morally lacking story set in the trendy casings of a sexual thriller.