Raise the Red Lantern

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    Raise the Red Lantern (1991)

    125 min - Drama - 20 December 1991

    China in the 1920s. After her father's death, 19 year old Songlian is forced to marry the much older lord of a powerful family. With three wives already, each living in a separate house within the great castle, there is fierce competition for his attention and the privileges that are gained. This competition gets out of hand...

    Director:  Zhang Yimou
    Writers:  Ni Zhen
    Stars:  Gong Li, Ma Jing-Wu, He Saifei, Cao Cuifen, Kong Lin, Jin Shu-Yuan, Chu Xiao, Ding Wei-Min, Cao Zeng-Yin, Cui Zhi-Gang, Li Bao-Tian, Xu Wei

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    Storyline

    China in the 1920s. After her father's death, 19 year old Songlian is forced to marry the much older lord of a powerful family. With three wives already, each living in a separate house within the great castle, there is fierce competition for his attention and the privileges that are gained. This competition gets out of hand...


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    Genres: Drama

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    Country:   China Hong Kong Taiwan
    Language:  普通话
    Release Date:  20 December 1991

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    Runtime:  2 h 05 min