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Flowers of shanghai, director, Hou Hsaio-hsien ; screenplay by Chu Tien-wen

Label
Flowers of shanghai, director, Hou Hsaio-hsien ; screenplay by Chu Tien-wen
Language
chi
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Unrated
Main title
Flowers of shanghai
Oclc number
1242885181
Responsibility statement
director, Hou Hsaio-hsien ; screenplay by Chu Tien-wen
Runtime
113
Series statement
Criterion collection, 1077
Summary
In four late-nineteenth-century Shanghai "flower houses", courtesans live confined to opulent splendor but are forced to work to buy back their freedom, and romantic intrigue, jealousies and tensions roil around their assignations
Technique
live action
Classification
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onscreenparticipant
resource.screenwriter
resource.writerofaccompanyingmaterial
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