Purple Butterfly

Purple Butterfly

  • R
  • 2003
  • 2 hr 7 min
  • 6.2  (1,194)
  • 68

Purple Butterfly, alternatively known as "Zi hudie" is a Mandarin/Japanese/Vietnamese film written and directed by Ye Lou and featuring Zhang Ziyi (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon). Ziyi stars as Ding Hui, a member of the Chinese Purple Butterfly resistance group in Japanese occupied Shanghai. Ding Hui is romantically involved with Hidehiko Itami (Toru Nakamura) who works for a police force tasked with dissolving the resistance group. The film is rated R for strong violence and a scene of sexuality.

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Description
Purple Butterfly, alternatively known as "Zi hudie" is a Mandarin/Japanese/Vietnamese film written and directed by Ye Lou and featuring Zhang Ziyi (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon). Ziyi stars as Ding Hui, a member of the Chinese Purple Butterfly resistance group in Japanese occupied Shanghai. Ding Hui is romantically involved with Hidehiko Itami (Toru Nakamura) who works for a police force tasked with dissolving the resistance group. The film is rated R for strong violence and a scene of sexuality.
  • Release Date
    2003
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    2 hr 7 min
  • Language
    Mandarin,Japanese
  • IMDB Rating
    6.2  (1,194)
  • Metascore
    68