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Release Date: June 13, 1997Running Time: 115 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $1,084,532.00
Genre: Adaptation, Drama, Period, Romance

Cast:
Leslie Cheung
Gong Li
Kevin Lin
David Wu

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Summary:
The story begins in 1911 with a boy, Zhongliang, brought to the country estate of the wealthy Pang family, a place of opium-addled decadence hidden behind a traditional facade. His older sister, who has married into the clan, promises him the life of a student. But when he arrives, he is forced to become their servant. As a child, he hates their cruelty, he envies their wealth, and he burns with a passion for everything he can't have. Zhongliang's departure several years later is shrouded in mystery. He heads for Beijing only to be sidetracked to Shanghai, a glittering metropolis of elegant corruption caught up in the jazz-spiked rush of the modern age. There, he becomes the favorite son of ... Full Summary >>