Anna loves living with her glamorous parents in Shanghai in the 1930's. Unfortunately, political upheaval creates a risky existance for wealthy Americans abroad. When Anna's mother takes Anna back to California to grow up in safety, the young girl believes the separation is temporary. Her father remains behind in China and is kidnapped and tortured until his eventual release and escape to the US. Unfortunately, as much as he loves Anna, he also loves Shanghai, and Anna's parents are forced to painfully examine their relationships with each other, their daughter, and China.
This report prepared by Holly H