Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Review


Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Reviewed by Julie Gorst

I wouldn't normally go and see this type of film, but I was glad I did.

It was a Chinese film but did have some English spoken parts but it did also have subtitles.

It was a warm feeling film about a bond between friends and sister hood.. about the love friendship they had for each other.

It was such a lovely film it even made me cry!!! It might not be to everyone's taste but if you watch it I guarantee you will shed a tear.




A secret language shared by two Chinese women sustains their friendship and love throughout their lives in ‘Snow Flower and the Secret Fan’.

In a society where women are bound by rigid cultural rules, they share messages of hope in a code that only they can decipher, until a misunderstood message written on their secret fan threatens to destroy the most precious thing they possess; their relationship.

‘Snow Flower and the Secret Fan’ is directed by Wayne Wang and based on Lisa See’s best-selling 2005 novel.

Running time: 104 minutes (excluding trailers and advertisements)

Showing in Odeon Cinemas Nationwide rated 12A

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