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The Resource Flowers of Shanghai, presented by Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha, San san dian ying zhi zuo you xian gong si ; Songzhu zhu shi hui she ; Hou Xiaoxian ying xiang zhi zuo you xian gong si chu pin ; jian zhi, Yang Dengkui, Shishan Shangsan ; bian ju, Zhu Tianwen ; dao yan, Hou Xiaoxian = Flowers of Shanghai / presented by Shochiku Co., Ltd., 3H Productions ; a Hou Hsiao-Hsien film ; producers, Yang Denggui, Ichiyama Shozo ; screenplay by Chu Tien-wen ; directed by Hou Hsaio-Hsien

Flowers of Shanghai, presented by Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha, San san dian ying zhi zuo you xian gong si ; Songzhu zhu shi hui she ; Hou Xiaoxian ying xiang zhi zuo you xian gong si chu pin ; jian zhi, Yang Dengkui, Shishan Shangsan ; bian ju, Zhu Tianwen ; dao yan, Hou Xiaoxian = Flowers of Shanghai / presented by Shochiku Co., Ltd., 3H Productions ; a Hou Hsiao-Hsien film ; producers, Yang Denggui, Ichiyama Shozo ; screenplay by Chu Tien-wen ; directed by Hou Hsaio-Hsien

Label
Flowers of Shanghai
Title
Flowers of Shanghai
Statement of responsibility
presented by Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha, San san dian ying zhi zuo you xian gong si ; Songzhu zhu shi hui she ; Hou Xiaoxian ying xiang zhi zuo you xian gong si chu pin ; jian zhi, Yang Dengkui, Shishan Shangsan ; bian ju, Zhu Tianwen ; dao yan, Hou Xiaoxian = Flowers of Shanghai / presented by Shochiku Co., Ltd., 3H Productions ; a Hou Hsiao-Hsien film ; producers, Yang Denggui, Ichiyama Shozo ; screenplay by Chu Tien-wen ; directed by Hou Hsaio-Hsien
Title variation
Hai shang hua
Contributor
Actor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Interviewee
Interviewer
Presenter
Publisher
Screenwriter
Writer of accompanying material
Subject
Genre
Language
  • chi
  • eng
  • chi
  • chi
Summary
In four late-nineteenth-century Shanghai "flower houses", courtesans live confined to opulent splendor but are forced to work to buy back their freedom, and romantic intrigue, jealousies and tensions roil around their assignations
Member of
Has edition
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Director of photography, Mark Lee; music by Hanno Yoshihiro; edited by Liao Ching-sung
Intended audience
Unrated
Language note
Shanghainese and Cantonese dialogue; optional English subtitles
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PerformerNote
Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Michiko Hada, Michelle Monique Reis, Carina Lau Ka-ling, Jack Kao, Rebecca Pan, Wei Hsaio-hui, Fang Hsuan
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1947-
  • 1962-
  • 1968-
  • 1970-
  • 1964-
  • 1958-
  • 1954-
  • 1950-
  • 1974-
  • 1972-
  • 1856-1894
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  • Hou, Xiaoxian
  • Yang, Dengkui
  • Ichiyama, Shōzō
  • Zhu, Tianwen
  • Leung, Tony Chiu Wai
  • Hada, Michiko
  • Reis, Michelle Monique
  • Liu, Jialing
  • Gao, Jie
  • Pan, Dihua
  • Hanno, Yoshihiro
  • Li, Pingbin
  • Liao, Qingsong
  • Rayns, Tony
  • Berry, Michael
  • Ma, Jean
  • Han, Bangqing
  • Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha
  • San san dian ying zhi zuo you xian gong si
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
113
Series statement
The Criterion collection, 1077
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Han, Bangqing
  • Prostitution
  • Brothels
  • Prostitutes
  • Man-woman relationships
Technique
live action
Label
Flowers of Shanghai, presented by Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha, San san dian ying zhi zuo you xian gong si ; Songzhu zhu shi hui she ; Hou Xiaoxian ying xiang zhi zuo you xian gong si chu pin ; jian zhi, Yang Dengkui, Shishan Shangsan ; bian ju, Zhu Tianwen ; dao yan, Hou Xiaoxian = Flowers of Shanghai / presented by Shochiku Co., Ltd., 3H Productions ; a Hou Hsiao-Hsien film ; producers, Yang Denggui, Ichiyama Shozo ; screenplay by Chu Tien-wen ; directed by Hou Hsaio-Hsien
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1998
  • Based on "The Sing-song girls of Shanghai" by Han Ziyun
  • Wide screen (1.85:1)
  • Restored by the 22nd Shanghai International Film Festival
  • Special features: new introduction by critic Tony Rayns; new documentary "Beautified realism" by Daniel Raim and Eugene Suen on the making of the film, featuring behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with Lee, producer and editor Liao Ching-sung, production designer Hwarng Wern-ying, and sound recordist Tu Duu-chih; excerpts from a 2015 interview with Hou, recorded as part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Oral History Projects; trailer
Accompanying material
1 booklet (43 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
DVD special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (113 min.)
Isbn
9781681438344
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515258913
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
plastic
Publisher number
CC3253DDVD
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1242885181
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; wide screen (1.85:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Flowers of Shanghai, presented by Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha, San san dian ying zhi zuo you xian gong si ; Songzhu zhu shi hui she ; Hou Xiaoxian ying xiang zhi zuo you xian gong si chu pin ; jian zhi, Yang Dengkui, Shishan Shangsan ; bian ju, Zhu Tianwen ; dao yan, Hou Xiaoxian = Flowers of Shanghai / presented by Shochiku Co., Ltd., 3H Productions ; a Hou Hsiao-Hsien film ; producers, Yang Denggui, Ichiyama Shozo ; screenplay by Chu Tien-wen ; directed by Hou Hsaio-Hsien
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1998
  • Based on "The Sing-song girls of Shanghai" by Han Ziyun
  • Wide screen (1.85:1)
  • Restored by the 22nd Shanghai International Film Festival
  • Special features: new introduction by critic Tony Rayns; new documentary "Beautified realism" by Daniel Raim and Eugene Suen on the making of the film, featuring behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with Lee, producer and editor Liao Ching-sung, production designer Hwarng Wern-ying, and sound recordist Tu Duu-chih; excerpts from a 2015 interview with Hou, recorded as part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Oral History Projects; trailer
Accompanying material
1 booklet (43 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
DVD special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (113 min.)
Isbn
9781681438344
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515258913
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
plastic
Publisher number
CC3253DDVD
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1242885181
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; wide screen (1.85:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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