Butterfly and Red Pear (1959)

09/16/1959 (CN) Music 2h 15m
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Written by the great librettist Tong Tik-sang, and featuring Lee Tit's elegant direction and superb performances from Yam Kim-fai and Pak Suet-sin, "Butterfly and Red Pear Blossom" brings Cantonese opera to cinematic life. The film features two lovers who have never met in person but whose poetry over three years has subtly declared their unyielding love. Yam's minimalist acting style enables her to convey dynamic passion as well as step about the stage with ease and accomplish the image of a resolute, yet gentle, scholar. Pak meanwhile defies a prime minister with pride and dignity.

  1. Lee Tit


  2. Tong Sik-Sang


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  1. Yam Kim-Fai

    Yam Kim-Fai

    Chiu Yue Chow

  2. Pak Suet-Sin

    Pak Suet-Sin

    Che Siu Chau

  3. Leung Sing Poh

    Leung Sing Poh

    Lau Gung Chai

  4. Liang Tsi-Pak

    Wong Fu

  5. Cheung Sing-Fei

    Leung Si-Shing

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Original Title 蝶影紅梨記

Status Released

Original Language Cantonese

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