Chopstick Cinema

Celeste Heiter's Adventures in Asian Food & Film

This Week’s Film: Shanghai Triad

Chopstick Cinema

This Week's Film: Shanghai Triad
Cuisine: Chinese

Synopsis: Zhang Yimou directs his favorite leading lady in this drama of crime, drugs, and intrigue in 1930s Shanghai. Li Gong stars as nightclub singer and mistress of an underworld boss, with Wang Xiaoxiao as Shuisheng, her provincial young manservant.

Join me throughout the week on Chopstick Cinema for a closer look at the food and the film. My film review will be posted at the end of the week, along with my Chinese recipe.