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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. Get the movie review and more. »

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Run Time: 103
Theater Release: 15 Jul 2011
Video Release: 01 Nov 2011
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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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.

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan is rated PG-13: for sexuality, violence/disturbing images and drug use.

Director: Wayne Wang
Cast: Bingbing Li, Gianna Jun, Vivian Wu
Studio: 2011 Fox Searchlight Pictures
Website: Official site for Snow Flower and the Secret Fan.

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