About the film
widow woman director feudality supressed love
Release Date: December 18, 1969
|Production Companies||:||Film Dynasty, Cathay Asia Films|
|Director||:||Tang Shu Shuen|
|Writers||:||Tang Shu Shuen|
The legendary first feature from CHINA BEHIND director Cecile Tang is a stylized period melodrama about a widow (Lisa Lu Yan) who upholds feudal virtue by suppressing her love for a cavalry captain (Roy Chiao) in favor of her daughter. One of the first modern Chinese films to achieve international acclaim.