Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Release Date: July 15th, 2011
Based on Lisa See’s bestselling novel of the same name, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan tells the story of two women in 19th century-China whose friendship is sustained through a secret code written on fans.
This is another book that I have given to people and had great responses – my mum particularly loved it.
It was filmed in China by the Chinese studio Hengdian World Studios, but is being distributed by Fox Searchlight. Hugh Jackman is attached to the film and is one of the first A-list Hollywood stars to work under the Chinese studio system, no doubt this influenced Fox’s decision to bring the film stateside.
Here’s the trailer: