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One of the all-time Hong Kong classics, this film directed by Han Hsiang-li tells the story of a young woman in fourth-century China who, against her parents' wishes, disguises herself as a man so she can go away to school. While there, she secretly falls in love with another young scholar. Will she be able to reveal her secret before it is too late? Adapted from the famous Chinese opera The Butterfly Lovers, this lavish production by the famed Shaw Brothers Studio features singing, dancing, beautiful traditional music, and colorful sets. 1962 / 123 min. / Mandarin with English and Chinese subtitles

Added by wobblejointed on June 27, 2005