The Epic Film Challenge II
#8 – Broken Blossoms or the Yellow Man and the Girl (1919)
Dir. D.W. Griffith
Starring: Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Donald Crisp
The eighth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, D.W. Griffith’s romantic silent drama about a young British girl and a Chinese man falling in love.
Recorded in August 2015.
Is it a film you must see before you die?
Luke: Yes, because while I had issues with some of it, those issues are subjective, and it’s an incredibly well made film that arguably broke important ground.