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413 Ratings

Flowers of Shanghai

Hai shang hua

Directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien
Taiwan, 1998


Inside the sealed, illusory world of the flower house, a brothel in the British section of Shanghai in 1884, fading Crimson fears losing the attention of Master Wang to Jasmin, while naïve Jade allows herself to be drawn into a suicide pact.

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Flowers of Shanghai Directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival


Toronto International Film Festival


International Film Festival Rotterdam


Village Voice Film Poll

1999 | Nominee: Best Film

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