Shanghai Triad

  • 1995
  • Movie
  • R
  • Crime, Drama

This gorgeously appointed gangster picture, a departure for acclaimed Chinese art-house director Zhang Yimou, looks like a Hollywood genre movie -- in fact, it looks a lot like BILLY BATHGATE. Here, however, the volatile gangster's moll (Gong Li) is moved -- often literally -- to center stage. Simultaneously over- and underdressed in extravagant shades...read more