• Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (2011)

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Release Date: July 15th, 2011

DVD Release Date: November 1st, 2011

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.

Cast: Ji-hyun Jun, Li Bingbing, Vivian Wu, Wu Jiang, Russell Wong, Coco Chiang, Hu Jingyun, Archie Kao

Director: Wayne Wang

Genres: Drama , Historical drama

Production Co: Big Feet

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    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

  • 55
    Stephanie ZacharekMovieline

    To invoke Pauline Kael's review of Diane Kurys's "Entre Nous," it's about two women not having a lesbian affair. show more

  • 63
    Connie OgleMiami Herald

    Snow Flower and the Secret Fan moves slowly, languidly; its art direction is often lovely, and despite their truncated screen time Lily and Snow Flower do make you care about their fates. But you would have cared more without all the distraction. show more

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