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Curse of the Golden Flower (21-Dec-2006)

Original Title: Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia

Director: Yimou Zhang

Writer: Yimou Zhang

From a play by: Yu Cao

Keywords: Romantic Drama

Historical epic follows political machinations and romantic intrigue in the waning days of China's Tang Dynasty.

10th-century China's Tang Dynasty serves as the backdrop for this expansive, indulgent period piece, telling the tale of an Emperor obsessed with consolidating control over his domain, an illicit relationship between the Empress and stepson Crown Prince Wan, and Wan's dreams of leaving his royal existence behind to make a life with his secret lover. A chaotic series of events transpire on the eve of the Chong Yang Festival, shattering bonds in the royal family as the Imperial Palace is ultimately soaked with blood.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jay Chou
18-Jan-1979   Taiwanese popstar, Kato in The Green Hornet
Gong Li
31-Dec-1965   2046
Chow Yun-Fat
18-May-1955   Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon


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