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Drama History 
Rated: 7+ (PG)19912h 5mOn: Rent or Buy Only

China in the 1920s. After her father's death, 19 year old Songlian is forced to marry the much older lord of a powerful family. With three wives already, each living in a separate house within the great castle, there is fierce competition for his attention and the privileges that are gained. This competition gets out of hand...Raise the Red Lantern featuring Gong Li and Ma Jing-Wu is available for rent on Prime Video. It's a drama and history movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 96% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (28,117 votes).

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#1,591 Ranked Movie

#151 Ranked in History Movies

#322 Ranked in Romance Movies

#1079 Ranked in Drama Movies

Raise the Red Lantern has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 96% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (28,117 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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