| Peony Pavilion (2001)
Director: Yon Fan
Wong, Daniel Wu
The story takes place in a beautiful
pavilion in 1930's Suzhou. Jade is a famous songstress courtesan,
marrying into the noble house. She develops a dubious relationship with
a female cousin of the family and also being admired secretly by her
butler. LAN, the cousin, is a modern woman who wants to be independent
and serves her country, but when she meets the charismatic Shing, an
official from the North, all her plans go astray.
These two women's love bears no fruit
with their men and in the end they have only each other to lean on.
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English / Traditional Chinese
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mild violence such as martial arts, mild nudity that is
not sexually oriented, mild explicit language and some
mild adult situations.