Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

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  • PG-13
  • 2011
  • 1 hr 44 min
  • 6.1  (3,714)
  • 42

The story begins in 19th century China where two young girls, Snow Flower and Lily, are paired together in the tradition of Laotongs, or old sames. Laotong is a special friendship between two women that lasts for all eternity, a woman can only have one Laotong. The two young girls, kept isolated by their families, begin secretly sending notes back and forth in their secret language. They use the folds of a white silk fan to pass the notes. In a modern day parallel of the tale of the two Laotong their descendants Sophia and Nina are struggling to maintain their own friendship bond. Complicated lives, romances, and work are pulling apart these present day Shanghai women. They attempt to learn how to maintain the innocence of friendship from Snow Flower and Lily with the help of the white silk fan that has been passed down through generations of their ancestors.

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Snow Flower And The Secret Fan: Laotong
Snow Flower And The Secret Fan: Laotong

Clip - 47 sec

Snow Flower And The Secret Fan (Featurette)
Snow Flower And The Secret Fan (Featurette)

Behind the Scenes - 3 min 1 sec

Snow Flower And The Secret Fan: Reunited
Snow Flower And The Secret Fan: Reunited

Clip - 1 min 8 sec

Snow Flower And The Secret Fan: Girl Talk
Snow Flower And The Secret Fan: Girl Talk

Clip - 46 sec

Snow Flower And The Secret Fan: Foot Binding
Snow Flower And The Secret Fan: Foot Binding

Clip - 1 min 9 sec

Snow Flower And The Secret Fan
Snow Flower And The Secret Fan

Trailer - 1 min 59 sec

Description
The story begins in 19th century China where two young girls, Snow Flower and Lily, are paired together in the tradition of Laotongs, or old sames. Laotong is a special friendship between two women that lasts for all eternity, a woman can only have one Laotong. The two young girls, kept isolated by their families, begin secretly sending notes back and forth in their secret language. They use the folds of a white silk fan to pass the notes.

In a modern day parallel of the tale of the two Laotong their descendants Sophia and Nina are struggling to maintain their own friendship bond. Complicated lives, romances, and work are pulling apart these present day Shanghai women. They attempt to learn how to maintain the innocence of friendship from Snow Flower and Lily with the help of the white silk fan that has been passed down through generations of their ancestors.

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan is a 2011 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 44 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.1 and a MetaScore of 42.

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  • Release Date
    2011
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    1 hr 44 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.1  (3,714)
  • Metascore
    42