Shanghai Triad

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Shanghai Triad

  1. Friday, February 3, 2017 9:30 p.m.
Still image from the film Shanghai Triad

EAST MEETS WEST

Nominated for a Best Cinematography Oscar® and winner of the Technical Grand Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, Shanghai Triad spins an epic tale of greed, revenge, and lust for power set against the Shanghai opium wars of the 1930s. The radiant Gong Li stars as Xiao, the most beautiful singer and prostitute in Shanghai, who becomes a pawn in the struggle between the powerful gang leader and his deputy. The prolific Zhang Yimou has continued be one of China’s most versatile and significant filmmakers. In Mandarin with English subtitles. (35mm Presentation)