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Celeste Heiter's Adventures in Asian Food & Film

Film Review: Shanghai Triad

This Week's Film: Shanghai Triad
Cuisine: Chinese

Beautiful and exotic leading lady Gong Li is the centerpiece of this underworld film noir as seen through the wide-eyed innocence of Shuisheng, a country bumpkin brought to Shanghai by his Uncle Liu to serve as a houseboy for Xiao Jingbao, a nightclub singer and mistress to Boss Tang, a major player in Shanghai’s “triad.”

Here is a link to my Film Review on ThingsAsian.