Curse of the Golden Flower
Affairs of state and just plain affairs of the heart....
Set back in the 10th century, this palace drama is overflowing with bosoms and intrigue. The queen is having an affair with her stepson, while he is having an affair with the doctor's daughter. The doctor, under orders from the king, is slowly poisoning the queen. The doctor's wife, who has issues with the king, spills the beans to the queen, and that sets in motion plots and schemes which will ultimately lead to unforseen consquences. In Mandarin language with English subtitles.
112 minutes, No persons under 13 (Violence)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, On the art circuit
Where's it showing?
Yun-Fat Chow, Li Gong, Jay Chou, Ye Liu, Dahong Ni, Junjie Qin, Man Li, Jin Chen
|Screenplay||Yimou Zhang, from the play by Yu Cao|
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound|
|Produced by||Beijing New Picture Film Co., EDKO Film Ltd., Elite Group Enterprises, Film Partner International, Standard Chartered Bank|
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|Imitative Behaviour||Frightening /|
|Jump Scenes||Tense Family Scenes||Music (Scary/Tense)||Music (Inappropriate)||Topics to talk about|
|South African Media|
|Die BurgerJacques Liebenberg ||1|
|Cape TimesKevin Thomas ||10|
|iAfrica.comJames O'Ehley ||10|
|Mail & GuardianShaun de Waal||14|
|The CitizenPeter Feldman ||14|
|Sunday TimesBarry Ronge ||15|
|BBC (UK)Jonathan Trout ||10|
|Box Office (USA)Wade Major ||15|
|eye Weekly (Canada)Adam Nayman ||10|
|ReelViews (USA)James Berardinelli ||15|
|Rolling Stone (US)Peter Travers ||15|
|ScreenIt (USA) ||12|
|IMDB7594 Netizens ||14|
|Average .. 61%||12|
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