Red Sorghum (Hong gao liang)
Red Sorghum (Hong gao liang) (1987)

Set in the northern province of Shandong during the 1920s and early 30s, a young bride, on her way to a prearranged future with the leprous owner of a wine distillery, avoids rape and then abduction, is seduced, takes over her mysteriously… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 23, 1992
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Bob Stinson
Hey! let's all celebrate the 20th anniversary of Gong Li and Zhang Yimou's brilliant double debut Red Sorghum by getting it realeased here on DVD.… More
Juli Ryan
Set in the 1920 and early 30s, this lush film seems almost timeless. It's about a young woman's life working on a distillery for sorghum liquor in… More
Jennifer Xu
So lush in a completely surprising way, but the story is boring. The best scene was when the servant guy rapes Gong Li in the sorghum fields.
Linda K. T.
RED SORGHUM might be the best Chinese film i've ever seen! Aesthetically, this film beats most of the American films which use CGI or any kind of digital… More
John Ballantine
Another great Yimou film that is full of great drama and great storytelling. Kind of what we expect from this director.
This 90 minute Chinese epic has never been released on DVD, as such I?ve had it on my ?to see? list for a while. Luckily I stumbled across a VHS copy of it at… More