Exodus to Shanghai

Exodus to Shanghai tells a story of two brave lovers, Fannia and Bruce, who stand up to the Nazis and fight against their evil. With the help of music, martial arts and wisdom, they make their escape to Shanghai on the Orient Express, saving many Jews along the journey.
Together with Dr. Ho, the Chinese Consul in Vienna in 1938, who helped thousands of Jews to flee Vienna and escape to Shanghai with free Exit Visas, they make their Exodus to Shanghai.
A Dead Nazi is a Good Nazi.

  • Anthony Hickox
    Director
  • Michel Adam
    Writer
  • Michel Adam
    Producer
  • Yuri Alexandrov
    Producer
  • Yaara Benbenishty
    Key Cast
  • Alexandre Nguyen
    Key Cast
  • Jahni Raz
    Key Cast
  • Markus von Lingen
    Key Cast
  • David Lipper
    Key Cast
  • Maria Mogsolova
    Key Cast
  • Mike Altmann
    Key Cast
  • Maia Morgentern
    Key Cast
  • Srulik Pniel
    Key Cast
  • David Yu
    Key Cast
  • Clem So
    Key Cast
  • Nitzan Yankelevich
    Key Cast
  • Guy Farley
    Music
  • Matthew Booth
    Editor
  • Anne V. Coates
    Editor
  • Project Type:
    Feature
  • Genres:
    Drama, Adventure, Action, Romance
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 19 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    November 30, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    5,000,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Austria
  • Country of Filming:
    Romania
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Arri 4K
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • European Film Market
    Berlin
    February 12, 2016
    European Premier
Director Biography - Anthony Hickox

Anthony (Tony), started as a club promoter in London in the early eighties and financed his first short 'rock-a-bye baby' by holding an event at Le'quipe Anglaise, where all the door money went to finance the film. In fact, when it was finished it was the clubs owner Shariffi who showed it to producer Micheal White (Rocky horror show) who was so impressed, he gave Tony a one way ticket to L.A.saying don't come back until you have made it. Tony didn't return for eight years.

in L.A. Tony famously met the producer of 'Waxwork', Staffan Ahrenberg, when he crashed into the back of his car in the motel they were both staying at on Fairfax. Tony, broke at the time, talked Staffan into letting him pay for the damage by writing him a script for $3000 only. Staffan agreed, but wouldn't pay a penny until it was delivered. Tony wrote it in three days. Waxwork.

The script then did the rounds getting turned down by every studio, until an independent, Vestron was the only one left. They turned it down two days before Christmas. it was over the vacation that their friend, producer Mark Burg (Saw), said he couldn't believe that Dan Ireland (the head of the studio) wouldn't have loved it. It turns out he hadn't read it, it never made it past the readers.

The first day after the vacation, Mark sent 'Waxwork' to Dan himself, the rest, as they say, is horror movie history.

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