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Shanghai Triad
(DVD)

DIRECTED BY - Zhang Yimou, Yimou Zhang


A visually dazzling gangster film from director Zhang Yimou. Nightclub singer Xiao Jingbao lives a pampered life as the mistress of Shanghai godfather Mr. Tang. However, she gets in over her head after she begins an affair with Song, Mr. Tang's number two man, who wants to wrench control of the crime dynasty.

Eventually, Xiao Jingbao finds herself caught in the middle of a mob war. Forced to leave behind her life of luxury and go into hiding with Mr. Tang, she gradually realizes just how expendable she is to both men.

 

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GENRES - drama

Film Info

RUNTIME - 109 minutes

RATING - Not Rated

YEAR - 1995

FORMAT - DVD Region 1

COUNTRY - France, China

LANGUAGE - Mandarin

SUBTITLES - English, Spanish

ATTRIBUTES - Widescreen

SPECIAL FEATURES (DVD Only) -

DVD Features:

Region 1

Keep Case

Letterbox - 1.85

Widescreen - 1.85

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Director

Zhang Yimou

Director

Yimou Zhang

Actor

Gong Li

Actor

Sun Chun

Actor

Li Xuejian

Actor

Li Baotian

Star(s)

Wang Xiaoxiao

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Press

"...The skill with which Zhang finally unifies his two stories is a marvel to behold. So is Lu Yue's photography..." -- 4 out of 4 stars

- Mike Clark, USA Today

"Crime drama has rarely been this gorgeously alluring -- or this brutal..." -- Rating: A

- Melissa Pierson, Entertainment Weekly

 

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