THE CURSE OF THE GOLDEN FLOWER (2006) SBS TWO, 9.35PM, M, AC­TION

The Sunday Mail (Queensland) - TV Guide - - HIGHLIGHTS -

This is a lav­ish yarn set in the Im­pe­rial Court dur­ing the Tang Dy­nasty where in­trigue, plots, in­cest and mur­der are all part of the daily grind. Gong Li plays the em­press, an aloof, re­gal crea­ture with a seem­ingly haughty dis­dain for all around her. She’s hav­ing an il­licit af­fair with her step­son, the crown prince (Ye Liu), and is be­ing slowly poi­soned by the court physi­cian (Da­hong Ni) on or­ders from the em­peror (Chow Yun Fat). She knows she’s be­ing poi­soned and thus plots her re­venge,

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