Golden Gate (film)

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Golden Gate
Golden gate poster 1994.jpg
Theatrical Poster
Directed by John Madden
Written by David Henry Hwang
Music by Elliot Goldenthal
Edited by Sean Barton
Distributed by The Samuel Goldwyn Company
American Playhouse Theatrical Films
Release date
  • January 28, 1994 (1994-01-28)
Running time
95 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $395,105 (USA)

Golden Gate is a 1994 American drama film produced by American Playhouse. Set in San Francisco, California, it is the story of a 1950s G-Man (played by Matt Dillon) who gets involved with the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Communist prosecutions, which leads him to become involved with a young Chinese American woman (played by Joan Chen), whose father he helped to put in prison. The film also features Bruno Kirby and Tzi Ma. The film is directed by John Madden and written by Asian American dramatist David Henry Hwang.

The film is available on videocassette and DVD.[1]



  • Filmed between December 7, 1992 and February 9, 1993 in San Francisco with additional scenes at UC Berkeley.

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