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Title Flowers of Shanghai [videorecording] / Winstar Cinema release, Shochiku Co., Ltd. presents a 3H Film Productions of a film by Hou Hsiao-Hsien ; producers, Yang Teng-Kuei, Shozo Ichiyama ; screenplay writer, Chu Tien-Wen ; director, Hou Hsiao-Hsien.
Imprint New York, NY : Fox Lorber Films ; distributed by Winstar Home Video, [2001], c1998.

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Union Media Video: at Circ   [Video Tape] PL2710.A58 H309 2001b LOCAL USE ONLY

Edition Widescreen version.
Descript 1 videocassette (113 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Note Mandarin dialogue, English subtitles.
Performer Tony Leung, Michiko Hada, Michele Monique Reis, Carina Lau, Jack Kao, Rebecca Pan, Vicky Wei.
Credits Cinematographer, Mark Lee Ping-Bin ; music, Yoshihiro Hanno ; production designer, Hwarng Wern-Ying.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1998.
Based on the novel by Han Ziyun.
Summary Set in late nineteenth-century Shanghai and takes place in an elegant brothel. With its own highly ritualized codes of behavior, the lives of the "Flower girls" depend on their ability to win, and then keep, the affections of their wealthy callers.
Audience MPAA rating:Not rated.
Note Also issued on DVD.
System Det VHS.
Access Video version restricted to private home use or face-to-face teaching activities in a classroom or similar place devoted to instruction at Union College. Other restrictions may also apply. Any other use without license is in violation of copyright law.
Awards Asia-Pacific Film Festival: 1998, Best Art Director (Wen-Ying Huang); Best Director (Hsiao-hsien Hou)
Subject Shanghai (China) -- Prostitution -- 19th century -- Drama.
Prostitution -- 19th century -- Drama.
Genre Feature films.
Subject Video recordings.
Genre Foreign films.
Alt Author Teng-Kuei, Yang.
Ichiyama, Shozo.
Tien-Wen, Chu.
Hsiao-Hsien, Hou.
Leung, Tony Chiu Wai, 1962-
Hada, Michiko.
Reis, Michele Monique.
Lau, Carina.
Kao, Jack.
Pan, Dihua.
Wei, Vicky.
Ping-Bin, Mark Lee.
Hanno, Yoshihiro.
Wern-Ying, Hwarng.
Ziyun, Han.
WinStar Cinema (Firm)
Sh¯ochiku Kabushiki Kaisha.
3H Film Productions (Firm)
Fox Lorber Films.
WinStar TV and Video (Firm)
Alt Title Hai shang hua
ISBN/ISSN 0794201040


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