About

Women struggle in a Shanghai brothel where everything only appears to be beautiful.

7.5
15
Directed by

Hou Hsiao-hsien

Written by

Chu Tien-wen (Writer)
Bangqing Han (Novel)

Runtime

113 minutes

Country

Japan, Taiwan

Language

Mandarin

Cast

Keywords

shanghai, china 19th century brothel courtesan

Lists

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