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Unformatted text preview: On one side he was never cruel to them and he kept them secure and fed. But on the other his greed and lust is what kept the women there in the first place, basically being his whores for whenever he chooses. Although he gave the women what they needed to survive, he used them as puppets, which is terrible on a more of a psychological level. The way that he treated them as objects and acted as if there needs and wants were petty was crueler than any physical damage he could have caused them. So far I have enjoyed the Yimou movies and I am interested to see if the others follow the same dark plot like Raise the Red Lantern....
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- Spring '09
- red lantern, M. Ward, Yimou