The Arch

(1969)

Overview

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.

  1. Tang Shu Shuen

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Lisa Lu

    Madame Tung

  2. Roy Chiao

    Captain Yang

  3. Szu-yun Chen

  4. Yu-Kuan Chen

  5. Hilda Chow Hsuen

    Hilda Chow Hsuen

    Wei-Ling

Full Cast & Crew

Facts

Original Title 董夫人

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 30, 1968
    Premiere

    Meaning

  • December 18, 1969
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language Chinese

Runtime 1h 43m

Budget -

Revenue -

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