Raise the Red Lantern Synopsis
An educated girl (Gong Li) becomes one of a nobleman's wives at his mansion in 1920s China.
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Zhang Yimou's RAISE THE RED LANTERN

By lugubriousthespian
This incredible period film star the luminous Gong Li in a bravura performance as the newest wife of a nobleman in China, circa 1920s. Gradually she encounters all the previous wives and the...

“RAISE THE RED LANTERN” – Lighting the way to Hidden Agendas amongst the Rich = Rating: 7.5 of 10 stars (as seen at a local Library).

By jimchudnow
Zhang Yimou was the architect behind the Opening & Closing ceremonies of the Beijing Olympics. Before doing that, he created this film in 1991. Set in a nebulous time period somewhere around the...

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Rated PG