Movie Release Information
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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.
Why Is Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Rated PG-13?
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan is rated PG-13 for sexuality, violence/disturbing images and drug use.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Snow Flower and the Secret Fan...
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Infrequent portrayals of domestic cruelty, sometimes toward children (some blood and a little detail shown).
- Some scenes may frighten children.
- Brief portrayal of simulated sexual activity (no nudity shown).
- Mild sexual references and innuendo.
- Embracing and kissing
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Infrequent portrayals of smoking.
- References to drug use in an historical context.
Home Video Viewing Alternatives
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Friendship and honor both bring together and pull apart the characters in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. A group of women seek strength from each other and from their favorite author in The Jane Austen Book Club. Knowing that death is eminent draws together friends in Brians Song and The Bucket List.
Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Details on home video releases of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan...
On November 1, 2011, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan releases to DVD and Blu-ray. Bonus features include:
-The Sworn Sisterhood of the Secret Fan