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Snow flower and the secret fan / Fox Searchlight Pictures presents in association with IDG China Creative Media Limited, a Big Feet production, a film by Wayne Wang ; produced by Wendi Murdoch, Florence Sloan ; screenplay by Angela Workman and Ron Bass and Michael K. Ray ; directed by Wayne Wang

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Publication Info.
Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2011]
Publication Info.
©2011

Details

Edition
Widescreen.
Description
1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Cast
Gianna Jun, Li Bing Bing, Vivian Wu, Jiang Wu, Russell Wong, Coco Chiang, Jingyun Hu, Archie Kao.
Credits
Music, Rachel Portman ; editor, Deirdre Slevin ; director of photography, Richard Wong ; production & costume designer, Man Lim Chung.
Note
Based on the book by Lisa See.
Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for sexuality, violence/disturbing images and drug use.
Summary
Centuries ago, two 'sworn sisters' are isolated by their families, but stay connected through a secret language written in the folds of a white silk fan. Now in modern-day Shanghai, their descendents must draw inspiration from the past as they struggle to maintain their own eternal bond in the face of life's complications. What unfolds are two stories, generations apart, but everlasting in their universal notion of love, hope and friendship.
Note
Special features: The sworn sisterhood of the secret fan : an in-depth documentary covering the filmmakers' journey including interviews with director Wayne Wang, producers Wendi Murdoch and Florence Sloan, and novelist Lisa See.
Language
Mandarin and English dialogue with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned; optional descriptive audio in English for the visually impaired.
Note
GMD: videorecording.
Subject
Nü shu -- Drama.
Reminiscing in old age -- Drama.
Female friendship -- Drama.
Women -- China -- Drama.
Married women -- Drama.
Middle-aged women -- Drama.
Footbinding -- Drama.
Childbirth -- Drama.
Secrecy -- Drama.
China -- Drama.
Genre/Form
Foreign films -- China.
Motion pictures, Chinese.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Videorecordings for the visually impaired.
Added Author
Wang, Wayne, 1949-
Murdoch, Wendi, 1968-
Sloan, Florence.
Workman, Angela.
Bass, Ronald.
Ray, Michael (Michael K.)
Chŏn, Chi-hyŏn.
Li, Bingbing, 1976-
Wu, Vivian, 1966-
Wong, Russell, 1963-
Kao, Archie, 1969-
See, Lisa. Snow flower and the secret fan.
Fox Searchlight Pictures.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Standard No.
024543752813
Music No.
2275281 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment