Broken Blossoms

  • 1919
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama, Romance

The most elemental and uncluttered of D.W. Griffith's major melodramas, BROKEN BLOSSOMS (or THE YELLOW MAN AND THE GIRL) is the tragic story of a Chinese man who falls in love with a Cockney waif. Within its 90 minutes, Griffith does more to atone for the racial intolerance he betrayed in THE BIRTH OF A NATION (1914) than he managed to do in his three-and-a-half-hour...read more

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: The most elemental and uncluttered of D.W. Griffith's major melodramas, BROKEN BLOSSOMS (or THE YELLOW MAN AND THE GIRL) is the tragic story of a Chinese man who falls in love with a Cockney waif. Within its 90 minutes, Griffith does more to atone for the… (more)

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