Raise the Red Lantern

Raise the Red Lantern (1991)

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1991-12-20
  • User Rating: 8/10 from 439 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 5min
  • Language: 普通话
  • Production Company: ERA International
  • Production Country: China, Hong Kong, Taiwan
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China in the 1920s. After her father's death, 19 year old Songlian is forced to marry the much older lord of a powerful family. With three wives already, each living in a separate house within the great castle, there is fierce competition for his attention and the privileges that are gained. This competition gets out of hand...

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Directing Zhang Yimou Director
Camera Zhao Fei Director of Photography
Sound Jiping Zhao Original Music Composer
Writing Su Tong Novel
Writing Ni Zhen Writer
Production Chiu Fu-Sheng Producer
Production Hou Hsiao-hsien Executive Producer
Production Wenze Zhang Executive Producer
Sound Naoki Tachikawa Original Music Composer
Editing Yuan Du Editor
Art Cao Juiping Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Tong Huamiao Costume Designer