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Curse of the golden flower / a Sony Pictures Classics release, Film Partner International, Inc. and Edko Films, Ltd. and Beijing New Picture Film Co., Ltd. present a Zhang Yimou film ; produced by Bill Kong, Zhang Weiping ; screenplay, Zhang Yimou, Wu Nan, Bian Zhihong ; directed by Zhang Yimou

Kong, Bill. (Added Author). Zhang, Weiping. (Added Author). Zhang, Yimou. (Added Author). Cao, Yu. (Added Author). Chen, Jin. (Added Author). Zhou, Jielun, 1979- (Added Author). Chow, Yun-fat. (Added Author). Gong, Li, 1965- (Added Author). Junjie, Qin. (Added Author). Li, Man. (Added Author). Liu, Ye, 1978- (Added Author). Ni, Dahong. (Added Author). Beijing xin hua mian ying ye you xian gong si. (Added Author). Edko Films. (Added Author). Elite Group Enterprises. (Added Author). Film Partner International. (Added Author). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Director of photography, Zhao Xiaoding ; costume designer, Yee Chung Man ; production designer, Huo Tingxiao. (Cast).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781424833887
  • ISBN: 1424833884
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen [ed.]
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the play by Yu Cao.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features: Secrets within: making-of featurette; Los Angeles premiere.
Restrictions on Access Note: For private home use only.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Zhao Xiaoding ; costume designer, Yee Chung Man ; production designer, Huo Tingxiao.
Participant or Performer Note: Chow Yun Fat, Gong Li, Jay Chou, Liu Ye, Chen Jin, Ni Dahong, Li Man, Qin Junjie.
Summary, etc.: China, Later Tang Dynasty, 10th Century. On the eve of the Chong Yang Festival, golden flowers fill the Imperial Palace. The Emperor returns unexpectedly with his second son, Prince Jai. His pretext is to celebrate the holiday with his family, but given the chilled relations between the Emperor and the ailing Empress, this seems disingenuous. For many years, the Empress and Crown Prince Wan, her stepson, have had an illicit liaison. Feeling trapped, Prince Wan dreams of escaping the palace with his secret love Chan, the Imperial Doctor's daughter. Meanwhile, faithful son Prince Jai, grows worried over the Empress's health and her obsession with golden chrysanthemums. The Emperor harbors equally clandestine plans and the Imperial Doctor is the only one privy to his machinations. When the Emperor senses a looming threat, he relocates the doctor's family from the Palace to a remote area. They are attacked by mysterious assassins and Chan and her mother are forced back to the palace. Their return sets off a tumultuous sequence of dark surprises. Amid the glamour and grandeur of the festival, ugly secrets are revealed. As the Imperial Family continues its elaborate charade in a palatial setting, thousands of golden armored warriors charge the palace.
Target Audience Note: Rated R.
System Details Note: DVD; region 1 encoded, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) aspect ratio, Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound.
Language Note: English or Chinese dialogue, optional subtitles in English or French; closed-captioned (special features not closed-captioned).
Subject: Forbidden City (Beijing, China) > Drama.
Chrysanthemums > China > Drama.
Fathers and sons > China > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > China > Beijing > Drama.
Surprise (Military science) > China > Beijing > Drama.
Crisantemos > China > Teatro.
China > Kings and rulers > Drama.
Beijing (China) > Drama.
China > Reyes y soberanos > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films.
Foreign films > China.
Action and adventure films.
Adventure > Feature.
Romance > Feature.
Feature films.
Adventure films.
Love stories.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Videodiscs.
DVD-Video discs.

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