Parents' Guide to

Curse of the Golden Flower

By Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Violent, operatic saga of cruelty and revenge.

Movie R 2006 114 minutes
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Wildly colorful and extravagantly emotional, Curse of the Golden Flower has sumptuous sets, splendiferous royal costumes, and roiling familial emotions. The palace in the capital city is huge, with long hallways, vast windows, and hundreds of rooms and servants. Too bad that everyone in sight despises, distrusts, or seeks brutal vengeance against someone else. They're a very unhappy lot indeed. The climactic battle scenes are stunning, with bright yellow chrysanthemums underfoot, spectacular wuxia swordplay, and plenty of flowing blood.

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