The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1932)

An American missionary is gradually seduced by a courtly warlord holding her in Shanghai.


Unusual casting of main players.

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Frank von Capra tries to make it sophisticated and distinguished but once all characters are confined in the same place the dramatic tension quickly dwindles.

Read more in French on La Saveur des goûts amers.

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