Pavilion of Women

This romantic, historical epic, set in rural Southern China in 1938 is the love story of Madame Wu (Luo Yan), the Chinese wife of an aristocrat, and American missionary Doctor Andre (Willem Dafoe). Their attraction defies ancient Chinese tradition and Madame Wu becomes desperate to free herself of her sexual obligations to her husband by arranging a gift of a concubine. However, her son develops an obsessive attraction towards his 'second mother'. Based on the 1946 best-seller by Pearl S Buck.

Year: 2000
Genre: Drama Romance, Romance
Country: China
Director: Yim Ho
Starring: Willem Dafoe, Luo Yan, Shek Sau, John Cho, Yi Ding, Anita Loo
Duration: 111 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains medium level violence.
Location in store: Drama Romance



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