TitleRouge of the North (En) / 怨女 (Zh)Year1988DirectorFred Tan / Tan Hon-Cheung / 但漢章StarringPat Ha / 夏文汐Based on Chang’s BookRouge of the NorthLength107 minutes
The life and work of Eileen Chang have come down to us now as the stuff of legend. From he...
Posted on January 29th, 2019
Eileen Chang circa 1930’s
The life and work of Eileen Chang have come down to us now as the stuff of legend. From her meteoric rise in late Republican Shanghai to her lonely death in Los Angeles, Chang’s life and work remain captivating.
Those of yo...
Posted on December 31st, 2018
Nearly bankrupting Columbia Pictures, Lost Horizon (1937) is still considered by some to be the most expensive movie ever made in Hollywood. In fact, it took 5 years to recoup the film’s production cost which is practically unheard of in the film busin...
Posted on October 20th, 2018
Come, Come, Come Upwards / 아제 아제 바라 아제 / Aje Aje Bara Aje
When you watch a lot of movies you often come across articles and reviews that talk about how Buddhism inspired this film or that. How an actor or actress had “zen" like patience during the fi...
Posted on October 14th, 2018
Film Poster for To Whom It May Concern Ka Shen’s Journey
The FOURTH film in our Series titled: Chasing the Ghost of Suzie Wong
Within just two years Nancy Kwan had become the world’s most recognizable Chinese film star. Some have argued that she wa...
Posted on July 12th, 2018
Pat Ha / 夏文汐 in My Name Ain't Suzie / 花街時代
Our mini-festival takes a turn towards the “ local" with a 1985 look at the “Suzie" phenomena titled "My Name Ain't Suzie / 花街時代" ( 96 minutes) directed by Angie Chen / 陳安琪 and starring Pat Ha / 夏文汐.
Posted on June 27th, 2018