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The Soong Sisters (1997)
"Song jia huang chao" (original title)

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Soong Ai-ling / Madam Kung (as Michelle Khan)
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Chiang Kai-Shek (as Hsing Kuo Wu)
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Charlie Soong
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The Soong family was a political dynasty in China that reached the highest levels of power. This film follows the lives of the three Soong daughters, who were educated in America and returned to China. Ai-ling (the oldest) married a wealthy and powerful businessman. Ching-ling married Sun Yat-sen, the revolutionary founder of modern China. Mei-ling (the youngest) married Chiang Kai-shek, China's leader during World War II. The sisters captured the world's fascination for their brilliant marriages and their strong influence on their nation. Written by Anonymous

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One loved money. One loved power. And one loved China.

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1 May 1997 (Hong Kong)  »

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$50,000,000 (estimated)
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Pretty interesting
1 November 2000 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

This was a pretty involving movie to me. Of course, until I saw it all I knew about the Soong sisters was that they had the same last name as me, so I don't know how accurate or entertaining it would be to people more familiar with the subject. Regardless, it does have great-looking scenes and fine performances, especially from Maggie Cheung.


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