Pavilion of Women
With World War 2 looming, a prominent family in China must confront the contrasting ideas of traditionalism, communism and Western thinking.
Production Year: 2001
May 16, 2012 02:15 (KSA) ~ May 16, 2012 01:15 (CLT)
In 1938, Ailian is the forty years old wife of a wealthy man, Mr. Wu, who belongs to the traditional Wu Family in China.
In order to get rid of her sexual obligations with her husband, Ailian gives Chiuming, a very young concubine to him.
Andre is an American priest and doctor who takes care of an orphanage and becomes the tutor of her eighteen years old son Fengmo Wu.
Father Andre starts giving classes to Fengmo, Ailian and Chiuming.
Then, two forbidden loves will rise: between the priest and the first wife, and between the son and the concubine.
- William Dafoe
- Yan Luo
- John Cho
- Yi Ding
Directed by: HoYim
Rating: Rated R for sexuality and war images