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SNOW FLOWER AND THE SECRET FAN

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SNOW FLOWER AND THE SECRET FAN

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 104m 8s

Release date 04/11/2011

BBFCInsight Contains one moderate sex scene and images of foot binding

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Wayne Wang

Cast includes Hugh Jackman, Russell Wong, Bingbing Li, Archie Kao

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 25/10/2011

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

SNOW FLOWER AND THE SECRET FAN is a drama set in China. It revolves around the lifelong bond of friendship between two girls in 19th century Hunan Province and two of their descendants in present day Shanghai.

Sex

A sex scene shows a man on top of a woman making some grunting sounds. There is no further detail or nudity.

Violence

A young girl is shown having her feet bound by her mother. This is accompanied by the sound of bones and muscles crunching, as well as the girl crying with pain. On two later occasions, blood is seen seeping through the girl's bandages, although no sight of injuries is shown.

There is an image of an old man who was an opium addict. He is seen in a stupour, holding a pipe.

There are also some scenes showing dead Typhoid victims being carried out of homes and one lying in the open with some bloody matter beneath him.

Details

Title
SNOW FLOWER AND THE SECRET FAN
Year
2011
Distributor(s)
20th Century Fox Film Co. Ltd
Classified date(s)
11/10/2011
Main language
English
Other languages
Chinese
Submitted run time
104m 8s
Approved footage
9372+0
BBFC reference
AFF284364
Registration number
CFJ24506
Remarks
Part Subtitled

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