How to Watch Raise the Red Lantern 1991 Online in The UK

Released: 1991

Rated: PG

8.1/10

Updated: 29th Nov, 2021
Genres: Drama, History, Romance
Director: Yimou Zhang

The cast of Raise the Red Lantern

Li Gong, Saifei He, Jingwu Ma, Cuifen Cao

What is Raise the Red Lantern about?

China in the 1920's. After her father's death, nineteen year old Songlian is forced to marry Chen Zuoqian, the lord of a powerful family. Fifty year old Chen has already three wives, each of them living in separate houses within the great castle. The competition between the wives is tough, as their master's attention carries power, status and privilege. Each night Chen must decide with which wife to spend the night and a red lantern is lit in front of the house of his choice. And each wife schemes and plots to make sure it's hers. However, things get out of hand...

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