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Curse of the Golden Flower

8 Ratings: 4.3
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Director: Zhang Yimou
Genre: Action, Drama, Adventure
Release Date: December 21, 2006
MPAA Rating: R
2 reviews about Curse of the Golden Flower
review by . March 21, 2012
Murderous imperial melodrama with Gong Li and Chow Yun Fat
The Curse of the Golden Flower (Man Cheng Jin Dai Huang Jin Jia) is gorgeous melodrama; a visual feast of scarlet, magenta and gold, of lush set pieces with thousands of characters (computer generated but still impressive), of armies of men wearing yellow, scarlet or iron-colored armor...but still melodrama.       In tenth century China the Emperor Ping (Chow Yun Fat), ruthless and malevolent, is slowly poisoning the Empress Phoenix (Gong Li), ruthless and determined, with …
review by . November 01, 2008
An Asian movie that's not packed   With fancy kung fu tricks   This one's a period drama   And is based on politics     A captain rises to the throne   He marries to gain power   He doesn't love this second wife   And finds her rather sour     For ten long years she has to drink   The medicine he orders   This, he says, will make her well   And cure all her disorders …
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