7.3/10
76
1 user

Tai tai wan sui (1947)

Long Live the Wife, a lively and well-acted comedy, is celebrated fiction writer Eileen Chang's second script. Following immediately from Love without End (1947), it proved to be another ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

In pre-communism era of China, a widowed man fell in love with a young collegue of the same age of his own children.

Director: Hu Sang
Stars: Fei Han, Huanqing Li, Hui Shi
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A lonely housewife finds her monotonous life altered when her childhood sweetheart returns to town.

Director: Mu Fei
Stars: Chaoming Cui, Wei Li, Yu Shi
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

While travelling the countryside to locate his nephew, a small town doctor finds himself interacting with people from his past and future.

Director: Gan Bi
Stars: Yongzhong Chen, Yue Guo, Linyan Liu
Wan zhu (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: Jiashan Mi
Stars: Guoli Zhang, Hong Pan, Tian Liang
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Over the course of several decades, a deal between the Japanese army and criminals in Shanghai plays out with violence and betrayal.

Director: Er Cheng
Stars: You Ge, Ziyi Zhang, Tadanobu Asano
Kang rinpoche (2015)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A group of Tibetans make a 1200 kilometer pilgrimage to Lasa.

Director: Yang Zhang
Xin mi gong (2014)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A young man tries to get away from his family's overwhelming power, but when he accidentally kills a local thug, his fate will be intricately linked to his father's. A woman, who for years ... See full summary »

Director: Yukun Xin
Stars: Weimin Huo, Xiaotian Wang, Yun Luo
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The convoluted continuation of the adventures of the time-traveling, now-human Monkey King, who attempts to fulfill his divine destiny.

Director: Jeffrey Lau
Stars: Stephen Chow, Man-Tat Ng, Athena Chu
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Four independent stories set in modern China about random acts of violence.

Director: Zhangke Jia
Stars: Wu Jiang, Baoqiang Wang, Tao Zhao
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Shot in stylish black-and-white, this three-act fable, set in wartime Chongqing, focuses on the indifferent rich, the head clerk on a farm, and some young intruders. Based on a 1943 short ... See full summary »

Director: Feng Mei
Stars: Wei Fan, Tao Yin, Yihong Shi
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A young boy tends sheep on a hillside in Northern China goes missing. His mute father looks for him with a special way of solving problems: Fisticuffs.

Director: Yukun Xin
Stars: Wu Jiang, Yang Song, Wenkang Yuan
Jia nian hua (2017)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In a small seaside town, two schoolgirls are sexually assaulted by a middle-aged man in a motel. Mia, a teenager who was working on reception that night, is the only witness. For fear of losing her job, she chooses to keep silence.

Director: Vivian Qu
Stars: Vicky Chen, Meijun Zhou, Ke Shi
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Chaoming Cui ... Lawyer Yang (as Chaoming Ciu)
Fe Han ... Shen Sirui
Fei Han
Rianliu Jiang ... Chen Sizhen
Tianliu Jiang
Zhen Lin ... Chen's Mother
Shan Lu ... Mother-in-Law
Yunzhu Shangguan ... Shi Mimi
Hui Shi
Hui Shi ... Chen's Father
Yi Sun ... Maid Zhang
Yi Wang ... Tang Zhiqin
Su Yi
Wang Yi
Fa Zhang ... Tang Zhiyuan
Edit

Storyline

Long Live the Wife, a lively and well-acted comedy, is celebrated fiction writer Eileen Chang's second script. Following immediately from Love without End (1947), it proved to be another financially successful collaboration with director Sang Hu for Wenhua Film Studio. The film is centred on the figure of Chen Sizhen (Jiang Tianliu) whose marriage to Tang Zhiyuan (Zhang Fa), an ambitious bank clerk and a typical Shanghai xiao shi min (petty urbanite), is dull. Their relationship is unromantic and she fails to bear him a son. Nonetheless she tries to be a good housewife. Their universe spins into turmoil when Tang starts an affair with a glamorous woman, Zhu Mimi (Shangguan Yunzhu), who cares for nothing but his money. A crisis ensues. Long Live the Wife reveals the impending collapse of patriarchal authority and women's attempts at extricating themselves from this social predicament. Chang's screenplay also radically underlines the ambiguity of moral choices. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

1947 (China)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(original)
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Sci-Fi Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular sci-fi movies and TV shows available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial