Raise the Red Lantern (Da hong deng long gao gao gua) - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Raise the Red Lantern (Da hong deng long gao gao gua) Reviews

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January 1, 2000
The story never amounts to much more than a rather tepid Chinese rendition of The Women.
May 19, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
A Chinese film of voluptuous physical beauty and angry passions.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
A defining example of Chinese movie-making and one of the best films of the '90s.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
December 7, 2007
With its beautiful look and haunting themes and sublime performances, Raise The Red Lantern is Yimou's master work.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
September 3, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
November 19, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
March 28, 2006
Funcionando tanto como drama quanto como alegoria, o filme desenvolve seu tema com uma fotografia não apenas belíssima, mas também simbólica.
| Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
In purely aesthetic terms, Raise the Red Lantern is breathtaking.
May 12, 2001
Gong Li delivers a performance of exquisite expressiveness that, like the film itself, is unnerving in its emotional nakedness.
January 13, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
April 13, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
October 8, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
A near-perfect movie that often recalls the visual purity and intensity of silent films.
February 27, 2007
Visually ravishing and emotionally cold, Zhang's third feature is one long series of pushes and pulls.
January 1, 2000
Raise the Red Lantern is like some exotic hothouse specimen that's beautiful to the eye yet caustic to the touch.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
The film is a bit slow in places, but it's so involving that the audience probably won't mind.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 9, 2002
The film is always engrossing.
May 20, 2003
A beautifully crafted and richly detailed feat of consciousness-raising and a serious drama with the verve of a good soap opera.
Read More | Original Score: 4.5/5
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