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The Meaning of Lao Tong

Wendi Deng Murdoch | Posted 01.16.2012 | Home
Wendi Deng Murdoch

"Lao tong" is an ancient Chinese phrase meaning "friends for life." Now, for me, it has a modern and relevant definition.

Erin Clements

'Snow Flower': Foot Binding, High Heels And The Cost Of Beauty | Erin Clements | Posted 09.19.2011 | Women

"Snow Flower and the Secret Fan" deftly weaves the stories of two pairs of female companions. Snow Flower and Lily experience the torturous process of...

Why I Made Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Wayne Wang | Posted 09.14.2011 | Home
Wayne Wang

In Hollywood's golden age, films about women's lives were often derisively dismissed as "women's pictures." These days the term is "chick flick." I hope my film shows just how limiting that label can be.

Lucas Kavner

'Snow Flower' Author Talks Friendship, Adapting Her Novel To Film | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.11.2011 | Home

The complex bond of female friendship and intimacy is something author Lisa See has explored extensively with her past two novels. In her recent "Shan...

WATCH: Post-Screening Q & A With Snow Flower's Lisa See, Wayne Wang, And Li Bing Bing

Posted 09.10.2011 | Women

Tonight, as part of our ongoing coverage of the upcoming film Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, we bring you an interview with Lisa See, author of the b...

On Snow Flower, Female Friendship, And The Madness Of High Heels

Arianna Huffington | Posted 09.09.2011 | Women
Arianna Huffington

When I saw an early screening of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, I was deeply moved by the passionate way it evokes the power of female friendship.