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Foon escapes an arranged marriage by walking the road of a Ji Sor. After an affair with Shing, she becomes pregnant. An attempted abortion nearly costs Foon her life. Wan, the young owner ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Carina Lau ... Yu Huan
Charlie Yeung ... Yi Fen
Ah-Lei Gua ... Auntie Fen - Aged Huan (as Ya-Lei Kuei)
Theresa Lee ... Hui
Winston Chao ... Hua
Wei Tung ... Chen Yao-Chung
Kar Lok Chin ... Wang Cheng
Cher Yeung ... Wan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Min Guo Min Guo ... Chung's 3rd wife
Meichun Han Meichun Han ... Chung's 6th wife
Xiaozhen Jiang Xiaozhen Jiang ... Chung's 2nd wife
Te-mao Jin Te-mao Jin
Wenyan Lang Wenyan Lang ... Chung's 5th wife
Hsin Li Hsin Li ... Chung's 7th wife
Zuoyun Lu Zuoyun Lu ... Huan's mother
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Storyline

Foon escapes an arranged marriage by walking the road of a Ji Sor. After an affair with Shing, she becomes pregnant. An attempted abortion nearly costs Foon her life. Wan, the young owner of a silk factory, rescues her. Wan and Foon share their romances, reflecting the experience of women during the 40's. Written by <ssrich@cityu.edu.hk>

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

Hong Kong | Taiwan

Language:

Cantonese | Mandarin | English

Release Date:

23 October 1997 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Self Comb See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Alternate Versions

Originally released at 117 minutes; full Director's Cut is 162 minutes long. See more »

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Featured in Zhen xin hua (1999) See more »

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I give it a 15 outta' 10!
13 December 1998 | by yamiyogiSee all my reviews

I have never been more moved and affected by any other movie. I think it was an excellent movie which subtly portrays their love for each other. There should be more movies of this sort out there!


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