At the beginning of the twentieth century, Yu-liang leaves a brothel in a small Chinese town, to become the second wife of Mr. Pan. While Pan is away at the revolution in Yunnan, Yu-liang ... See full summary »
| The movie is about an escaped prostitute who later becomes an arts professor and a famous artist as well.
It is not a Shakespearean drama, though. But other than usual (stereotypical) Chinese movies, it touches the viewer's heart and mind, proving that good stuff can be done anywhere and anytime, despite the location and difference of ideals.