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The Bitter Tea of General Yen

Director: Frank Capra

Genre: Drama

Year: 1932

Running time: 88 minutes

Territory: International

Studio: Sony

Format: DCP

Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Nils Asther, Toshia Mori

Language options: Dialogue - EN | Subtitle - FR

A young woman (Barbara Stanwyck) arrives in Shanghai to marry a missionary (Gavin Gordon). When the couple moves through a danger zone they are swept into the middle of a revolution. Stanwyck is captured by an infamous warlord (Nils Asther) who is fascinated by her and slowly attempts to seduce her. Unable to possess the one thing he desires most, Stanwyck, the warlord takes bitter tea, laced heavily with poison.


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