“The seductive power of a drug-induced dream.” - Berenice Reynaud, Chicago Reader

“An exquisite and decorous mural, worth studying.” Jeffrey Overstreet, Looking Closer

Monday, July 11 at 6:00pm | An intoxicating experience bathed in the golden glow of oil lamps and wreathed in an opium haze, Hou Hsiao-hsien’s gorgeous period reverie traces the romantic intrigue, jealousies, and tensions swirling around a late 19th century Shanghai brothel.

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