The Matrimony (2007)

Not Rated   |    |  Drama, Horror, Thriller

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A woman finds the key to a room in the attic that her husband forbids her from entering. When she opens the door, she is confronted with the haunting existence of the woman her husband refuses to forget.


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30 October 2009 | AirPlant
| A gentle ghost story
Sansan (Rene Liu ) finds herself in an unhappy arranged marriage to melancholic film director Junchu (Leon Lai). She lives in the shadow of Junchus lover Manli (played by the ethereally beautiful Bingbing Fan) who was killed the year before. Lonely ...(read more) and despairing for the survival of her marriage, Sansan enters into a pact with Manlis ghost to win Junchus heart. There is much to like, all the performances from the small cast are spot on (Rene Liu is perfect as the shy, unhappy wife, and Bingbing Fan is a revelation). Although ostensibly a ghost story, this is suitable for those who normally steer clear of the genre, the horror element is played way down and is secondary to the wistful tale of love lost and, perhaps found again. The cinematography is superb, with Shanghai of the 50s brought to gorgeous, vibrant life. A lovely film deserving of a wider audience and, certainly not routine or clichéd.

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Written by
Norman Orenstein
Courtesy of Norman Orenstein Music


Plot Summary


Drama | Horror | Thriller


Release Date:

8 February 2007



Country of Origin


Filming Locations

Shanghai, China

Box Office


$2,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:


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