- Date: September 25, 1987
- Type: Movie
This Movie plays Walk This Way performed by Run-D.M.C.; features Aerosmith
China Girl is a 1987 film directed by independent filmmaker Abel Ferrara, and written by his longtime partner Nicholas St. John. It is a modern take on the classic tale of Romeo and Juliet. Set in 1980s Manhattan, the plot revolves around the intimate relationship developing between Tony, a teenage boy from Little Italy, and Tye, a teenage girl from Chinatown, while both of their older brothers become engrossed in a heated gang war against each other. The movie has some similarities with "West Side Story"