";s:4:"text";s:4034:" Arriving in China to marry an American missionary, Megan Davis (Barbara Stanwyck) becomes caught up in a revolution that lands her in the palace of the warlord, General Yen (Nils Asther Então , ela diz: Como pode ser tão insensível ?? Directed by Frank Capra. .The actual relationship between Yen and Stanywyck's character fell a little flat for me. This list just from the 2019 edition,…, Compiled by Sam DiSalle at Mubi.com as of 1.19.19, all titles are gleaned from various sources, lists, interviews, etc.
the times were different, the problem is still the same. Barbara Stanwyck stars as the intended of … A vida mesmo quando boa não é agradável “.
I can handle the truth.
This movie is pretty damn good but tarnished by its lack of respect for cultural appropriation by having a Swedish guy play an asian which is extremely distracting. Enquanto o general Yen diz: “Se está, ele tem muita sorte. Recs welcome!
Directed by the legendary Frank Capra, Its a Wonderful Life, THE BITTER TEA OF GENERAL YEN is a provocative romantic drama. This review may contain spoilers. IMDb It's not quite Sternberg and Dietrich in Shanghai express but it's not anything second rate either. discriminatory hiring policies in pre code hollywood led to a white man being put in yellowface to play a chinese general. The story of unrequited love may also have had an appeal for Capra due to the fact that he had been rejected by Barbara Stanwyck, who is the star of The Bitter Tea of General Yen, and whom he fell in love and began an affair with during the shooting … Capra filming everything oneirically turns all assurance one might have unstable, no certitude is absolute, skepticism is a constant - a rather peculiar thought for one of the biggest propagators of north-american idealism. Remember Tom Cruise in The Last Samurai? She's soon knocked unconscious and regains consciousness in the private troop train of General Yen, and transported to his summer palace. Jens Åge Jakobsen 5,162 films 1,282 15 Edit, Does it take you an hour to pick a movie? Starring the radiant Barbara Stanwyck as a naive young missionary, the film is set during…. HoloLens PC Mobile device Xbox 360 Trailer. This drama-war film from Frank Capra(!) Collect bonus rewards from our many partners, including AMC, Stubs, Cinemark Connections, Regal Crown Club when you link accounts. Available on.
What a shame. It's oddly paced, light on actual incident and might have worked better with someone more innocent and refined in the Stanwyck part, but the leads are both very good (she has one great speech about God), Capra's soft-focus, epic rendering of China is effectively done, and the subject matter is often fascinating, with a sensitive approach to inter-racial attraction that would soon be prescribed as verboten by the censorship clampdown of 1934. This drama-war film from Frank Capra(!)
I can't say Nils Asian look was highly offensive as I was busy getting distracted by its ugliness. × An American missionary is gradually seduced by a courtly warlord holding her in Shanghai.
Are you ready…, Jayce Fryman 18,694 films 2,870 99 Edit, This list collects every film from the Starting List that became They Shoot Pictures Don't They's 1000 Greatest Films. Capra does an impressive job at showing the civil war chaos and scenes of fighting. Nils Asther pins back his eyelids and imprisons Barbara Stanwyck in luxury gowns while rebellion rages beyond the walls of his summer palace. Weird, poetic, deliberately pretentious drama from Frank Capra. Interesting, erotically-charged drama about the strange, intense relationship between a Chinese warlord (err, Nils Asther) and the American missionary he's sort of kidnapped (Barbara Stanwyck).