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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

The descendants of two 19th century spiritual sisters struggle to maintain their enduring bond by exploring their ancestral connection in modern-day Shanghai. Connected as "laotong" (old sames) at the tender age of seven, Snow Flower and Lily grow up in isolation and develop a language all their own. In the folds of a white silk fan, they exchange furtive messages that only they can decipher. Meanwhile, in 21st century China, Flower's and Lily's descendants Nina and Sophia find the growing demands of their respective careers and their complicated love lives threatening to drive them apart. Only by focusing on the timeless messages hidden between the folds of that cherished fan will Nina and Sophia find the secrets to keeping their friendship alive, and avoid letting the demands of modern living shatter an ancient bond of friendship. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan was adapted from author Lisa See's best-selling novel of the same name. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:July 15, 2011

Cast

Gianna Jun
as Snow Flower/Sophia
Li Bingbing
as Nina/Lily
Vivian Wu
as Aunt
Jiang Wu
as Butcher
Russell Wong
as Bank CEO
Archie Kao
as Sebastian
Lu Zhong
as Lady Lu
Hugh Jackman
as Arthur

Crew

Wayne Wang
Director
Angela Workman
Screenwriter
Ronald Bass
Screenwriter
Richard Wong
Cinematographer
Rachel Portman
Composer (Music Score)
Deirdre Slevin
Editor
Man Lim-chung
Production Designer
Andrew Loo
Co-producer
Jessinta Liu
Co-producer
Wang Tianyun
Associate Producer
Ted Perkins
Associate Producer
Wang Zhonglei
Executive Producer
Ronald Bass
Executive Producer
Hugo Shong
Executive Producer
Ren Zhonglun
Executive Producer
Man Lim-chung
Costume Designer
Chris Quilty
Sound Mixer
Erin Crackel
Associate Director
Andrew Loo
Second Unit Director
Stuart MacPhee
Post Production Supervisor
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