Raise the Red Lantern
Director: Zhang Yimou
Duration: 125 Mins
Language: Mandarin (English subtitles)
Time: February 25, 2011 – 5 – 7 PM
Venue: Institute for Peace & Secular Studies
Synopsis : China in the 1920’s. After her father’s death, nineteen year old Songlian is forced to marry Chen Zuoqian, the lord of a powerful family. Fifty year old Chen has already three wives, each of them living in separate houses within the great castle. The competition between the wives is tough, as their master’s attention carries power, status and privilege.
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