Raise the Red Lantern

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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Film Cast:

  • Song Lian: Gong Li
  • Chen Zuo Qian: Ma Jingwu
  • Mei Shan: He Saifei
  • Zhuo Yun: Cao Cuifen
  • Yan’er: Kong Lin
  • Yu Ru: Shuyuan Jin
  • Fei Pu: Chu Xiao
  • Mother Song: Weimin Ding
  • Old servant: Zengyin Cao
  • Dr Gao: Cui Zhi-Gang
  • …: Li Baotian
  • …: Xu Wei
  • …: Espérance Pham Thai Lan

Film Crew:

  • Director: Zhang Yimou
  • Director of Photography: Zhao Fei
  • Original Music Composer: Jiping Zhao
  • Novel: Su Tong
  • Writer: Ni Zhen
  • Producer: Chiu Fu-Sheng
  • Executive Producer: Hou Hsiao-hsien
  • Executive Producer: Wenze Zhang
  • Original Music Composer: Naoki Tachikawa
  • Director of Photography: Lun Yang
  • Editor: Yuan Du
  • Art Direction: Cao Juiping
  • Costume Designer: Tong Huamiao
  • Sound Designer: Lanhua Li

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