Snow Flower And The Secret Fan

PG-13| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
Parallel stories tell of two 19th-century Chinese women -- bound together for eternity -- and their descendants who struggle to maintain their friendship amid 21st-century demands.

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Genres: Drama, Historical drama

Distributor: Fox Searchlight

Snow Flower And The Secret Fan (2011)

Release Date: July 15th, 2011|1 hr. 43 min.

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  • While the action flashes back and forth in increments of centuries, years or months, we're adrift in the here and now, trying to get a grip on the characters and their relationships, yet finding it loosened with every new dislocation. show more

  • The connection between the two time frames and stories (the contemporary one with the addition of screenwriters) is flimsy as a frayed rope bridge, forced as the stepsister's foot into Cinderella's glass slipper. show more

  • So strong are the emotions - and, yes, the melodrama - that Snow Flower and the Secret Fan represents one of Wang's best films to date. show more

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  • December 11, 2011 peacetrtls97
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    IT Was creapy

  • August 05, 2011 lextuxnyc
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    For those of you who were enchanted by the book, this movie will be a huge disappointment. We were appalled at the contemperary setting of the beginning scenes. Wayne Wang should be flogged for his butchering of this wonderful story. Many iimportant elements of the original story were left out. The constant switching from one story to the other was confusing. Save your money and read the book.

  • July 26, 2011 estela92
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    AS ALWAYS WITH CHINESE FILMS, ENCHANTING.

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