Stills must not be reproduced, copied or downloaded in any way. Hard copies of some images can be bought via the BFI Printstore and the complete collection can be accessed for commercial reuse via BFI Stills.

Film details

Alternative titles

  • RED SORGHUM Alternative
  • The RED CORNFIELD Alternative


A girl is sold into marriage with a 50-year-old brandy maker suffering from leprosy. She is waylaid on her wedding day by a masked bandit, who is killed by one of her bearers who then falls in love with her...

Cast & Credits

Sight & Sound logo

The Greatest Films of All Time 2012

Voted for by 1 critic and 1 director.

See who voted for HONG GAOLIANG

Back to the top