Escape from Paradise – the Promotional Trailer for the Film!

Escape from Paradise

The book's sensational reviews!

It took me two and a half evenings to complete your un-put-downable is a unique contribution to the appreciation of a life in Singapore. Thank you for having written it.” C. V. Devan Nair, former President of Singapore.

Bought the book from Select this weekend and can't put it down! It's a great read! And so nostalgic for me—the good old days! Glen Goei, writer and director of the Miramax film That's the Way I Like It and who played the title role opposite Anthony Hopkins in the London production of M. Butterfly. Mr. Goei's latest film is The Blue Mansion - Click for the trailer!

It is a remarkable story and so full of intrigue that it reads at times like fiction.Jonathan Burnham, Editor in Chief & President, Talk Miramax Books.

“It's quite a story The legendary Alice Mayhew, Vice-President & Editorial Director, Simon & Schuster.

This book out-Dallas, Dallas. No one has written so well of the other side of paradise,Francis T. Seow, former Solicitor General of Singapore

ThunderBall Films is successfully putting together the movie production of Escape from Paradise and has received a new LOI (Letter of Intent) from actress Bai Ling who starred with Richard Gere in the film Red Cross.

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Escape from Paradise – Now the Movie!

The movie version of Escape from Paradise, which is based on the best-selling book of the same name
by John and May Chu Harding is now in production.

The production company is Thunderball Films and the producer is Mario Domina.

Further information is available on IMDB.

Bai Ling with Richard Gere in Red Corner

Bai Ling with Richard Gere in Red Corner

Bai Ling, who starred opposite Richard Gere in Red Corner, has accepted the part of the lead role and will
play May Chu in the film.

Bai Ling was born in Chengdu, China and became a nurse in the Peoples Liberation Army. After her service
with the army, Bai Ling joined People’s Art Theater of Chengdu, and later won first movie role in On The Beach (1985).
She attended New York University’s film department as a visiting scholar and became a U.S. citizen in 1999.
For Red Corner, in which she starred with Richard Gere. She won the National Board of Review Awards (NBR) Award
for Breakthrough Female Performance. Other NBR winners include Meryl Streep, Bradley Cooper, George Clooney and
Emma Thompson . Ling also won the San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress.

Escape from Paradise is a contemporary and true woman’s story that involves Singapore’s famous Tiger Balm family,
and a wealthy and mysterious family from Brunei.