Raise the Red Lantern

Movie"China, 1920. One Master, Four Wives."
Audience Score
NR 2 hr 5 minDrama
In 1920s China, a nineteen year old Songlian is forced to marry the much older lord of a powerful family and compete with his three wives for his attention, slowly uncovering the dark truths that lie within their gilded cage.
DirectorZhang Yimou
WriterNi Zhen

Movie Details

Movie Budget:$1,000,000
Movie Box Office Gross:$16,600,000 (Worldwide)
Original Language:Chinese
Executive Producers:Wenze Zhang, Hou Hsiao-hsien
Production Companies:ERA International, China Film Co-Production Corporation, Century Communications, Salon Films