Purple Butterfly (2003)

07/04/2003 (DE) WarDramaHistory 2h 7m


Ding Hui is a member of Purple Butterfly, a powerful resistance group in Japanese occupied Shanghai. An unexpected encounter reunites her with Itami, an ex-lover... and officer with a secret police unit tasked with dismantling Purple Butterfly.

  1. Lou Ye

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Zhang Ziyi

    Zhang Ziyi

    Cynthia / Ding Hui

  2. Liu Ye

    Liu Ye


  3. Yuanzheng Feng

    Yuanzheng Feng

    Xie Ming

  4. Toru Nakamura

    Toru Nakamura

    Hidehiko Itami

  5. Li Bingbing

    Li Bingbing

    Tang Yiling

  6. Kin Ei


  7. Leni Lan

    Leni Lan

    A Zi

  8. Yao Anlian

    Yao Anlian

  9. Nick Wang

    Nick Wang


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Purple Butterfly
Purple Butterfly

Original Title 紫蝴蝶

Status Released

Original Language Chinese

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