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Shanghai Triad

Shanghai Triad

A Feature film by Zhang Yimou

Produced by Alpha Films, UGC Images

Release in France : 08/11/1995

    Synopsis

    Uncle Liu brings his cousin to Shanghai to work for 'Boss,' the leader of a powerful drug empire in the 1930's. Shuisheng, a simple country boy is awed and overwhelmed by the opulence and immense wealth he is suddenly surrounded by. He is to be the attendant of Xiao Jingbao, the new mistress of 'Boss.' While he fumbles with the demands of his new role, much intrigue is going on around him, well beyond his bewildered perception. Xiao Jingbao is having a tumultuous affair, Fat Yu is starting a gang war, and 'Boss' is beginning to suspect that one of his trusted men is not loyal.

    Actors (6)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producers :

    Alpha Films, UGC Images

    Foreign production company :

    Shanghai Film Studios

    Co-production :

    Arte France Cinéma

    French distribution :

    UGC Distribution

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (7)

    Executive Producers :

    Yves Marmion, Jean-Louis Piel

    Foreign Producer :

    Yigong Wu

    Editor :

    Du Yuan

    Costume designer :

    Anne Brault

    Screenwriters :

    Bi Feiyu, Xiao Li

    Director of Photography :

    Lu Yue

    Music Composer :

    Guangtian Zhang

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Thriller

    Production language :

    Chinese

    Coproducer countries :

    France, China

    Original French-language productions :

    Unspecified

    Production year :

    1995

    French release :

    08/11/1995

    Runtime :

    1 h 48 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    85.699

    Visa issue date :

    18/10/1995

    Approval :

    No

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby SR

    Posters (3)

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Cannes International Film Festival - 1995

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1995)

    Selection

    Official Competition - Feature Films