This movie stars Peter Chen Ho as a male teacher in an all girls school. The girls are teens and, since they live there, are kind of tickled to see a male teacher. They don't particularly lust after him, but they kind of crush on him. The title of the film refers to a baby that Chen minded as a favor in a doctor's office, only to find the mother left him with Chen. Chen has to take care of the baby and, inevitably, has to bring him to school and hide him, as he lives there also. At first this film is slapstick, then it becomes a lot more dramatic, which makes it a better film. Li Ching plays an old friend of Chen's and is a director there (by old friend I mean she knew him in childhood. She is in her mid twenties). Over time, you see a connection between them. She becomes less dowdy through the film and much prettier. The plot of the film shifts to the baby's real parents, which also makes it a better film. I do recommend this film, as it has comic, dramatic and sentimental overtones. Mr. Ho passed away less than a year after this film was released from colon cancer, so I'm glad to have seen this film, to appreciate his acting ability. He is a good actor, and I would bet was terribly missed at the time. If you like Hong Kong films, or films by the Shaw Brothers, you'll like this. Otherwise, still check it out.
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