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Raise the Red Lantern

1991 Rated PG 2hr 5m

After her father's death, 19-year-old Songlian marries the much older Chen Zuoqian, becoming the latest concubine in Chen's burgeoning harem and finding herself at the bottom of an oppressive hierarchy in 1920s China.

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Movie Details

1993 Independent Spirit Awards®
  • Best Foreign Film nominee
1993 BAFTA®
  • Best Foreign Language Film
1992 Academy Award®
  • Best Foreign Language Film nominee
Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1


English, French, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

Chinese Mandarin: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.