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Purple Butterfly


Directed by [[Performer~P203592~Lou Ye~louye]], Zi Hudie revolves around the underground faction of anti-Nipponese fighters in 1930s Shanghai, just prior to the onset of the Sino-Japanese war. It's only the beginning when Cynthia ([[Performer~P280898~Zhang Ziyi~zhangziyi]]), a young Chinese woman, learns the news of her lover Itami's ([[Performer~P155025~Toru Nakamura~torunakamura]]) rapidly approaching return to the military. In a second and even more devastating blow, Cynthia's brother, a contributor...more

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68 out of 100 Metascore®

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