Picture from Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Snow Flower (Gianna Jun) and Lily (Bingbing Li) are laotong -- sworn sisters for life -- who share their most private thoughts with one another. Over one hundred years later, their descendants Sophia and Nina (also played by Gianna Jun and Bingbing Li) struggle to keep a friendship alive.

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Release Date: 15 July 2011 (Limited)

This movie is opening in limited release, so we will be unable to review it until it opens in our area.

Synopsis:

Snow Flower (Gianna Jun) and Lily (Bingbing Li) are laotong—sworn sisters for life. As the women grow older, they share their most private thoughts with one another by writing them in a secret language on a silk fan. Over one hundred years later, their descendants Sophia and Nina (also played by Gianna Jun and Bingbing Li) struggle to keep a friendship alive while balancing the challenges of modern life in busy Shanghai.