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Purple Butterfly

Rating:R (for strong violence and a scene of sexuality)
Genre:Drama, Romance
Release Date:November 26, 2004
Running time:127 minutes
Cast:Zhang Ziyi, Toru Nakamura, Liu Ye, Li Bingbing, Feng Yuanzheng
Director:Ye Lou
Producer:Ye Lou, Wang Wei
Writer:Ye Lou
Distributor:Palm Pictures

Description: Set against the backdrop of Manchuria, under Japanese occupation in the 1930s, a young man named Itami falls in love with Cynthia, a beautiful Chinese girl. Their brief happiness ends when he is called home from his military service and they are forced to part.

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