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Dream of the Red Chamber (Hong lou meng) (China, 1944)

Directed by Bu Wancang. Cast: Zhou Xuan, Yuan Meiyun. One of the earliest filmed versions of the classic Chinese novel. In this Chinese costume epic, set during the 1700s, a prominent family loses its good fortune when one of the sons loses the jade chip that was embedded in his mouth. Their luck returns when the chip is found, but eventually he brings disgrace to the family when he marries against his father's will. 125 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

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