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Broken Blossoms

Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl

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Directed by D.W. Griffith
United States, 1919
Drama, Romance, Silent

Synopsis

When Chinese immigrant Cheng Huan moves to London to spread Buddhism, he is unprepared for the deplorable intolerance of its inner city. But Huan succumbs to his environment; his missionary dream turns into indifference, until he finds battered Lucy Burrows at his doorstep.

Synopsis

When Chinese immigrant Cheng Huan moves to London to spread Buddhism, he is unprepared for the deplorable intolerance of its inner city. But Huan succumbs to his environment; his missionary dream turns into indifference, until he finds battered Lucy Burrows at his doorstep.

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Broken BlossomsDirected byD.W. Griffith

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Awards & Festivals

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Locarno International Film Festival
2006
National Film Preservation Board
1996 | Winner: National Film Registry

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