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Release Date: October 10, 1988Running Time: 92 mins.
Genre: Drama, Romance

Gong Li
Wen Jiang
Zhang Yimou
Wu Tianming

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Set in the northern province of Shandong during the 1920s and early 30s, a young bride, on her way to a prearranged future with the leprous owner of a wine distillery, avoids rape and then abduction, is seduced, takes over her mysteriously dead husband's business, is captured, then ransomed and ultimately perishes during the Manchurian invasion by the Japanese.