An elderly landowner marries the young Dai Nan to keep his inheritance away from his unscrupulous nephew before he dies. When Dai Nan brings along the deed to meet his other nephew, a series of amusing incidents happen with this “young” auntie, the nephew and his son. Kara won Best Actress in the first Hong Kong Film Awards for her role as Dai Nan.
Liu Chia Liang , Kara Hui, Hsiao Hou , Wang Lung Wei
Based on the classic Ming Dynasty novel The Water Margin, Three Sinners is a Huangmei Opera about love, betrayal, murder, and redemption. Starring Hong Kong's premiere movie couple, it is one of the grandest Eastmancolor-Shawscope costume musicals in the Shaw Brothers library.
A heroine finds herself in a love triangle with a swordsman and a warrior. They team up to conquer the evil forces of the martial arts world. However, she is caught between both men whom she admires when facing a deadly duel.
This is adapted from Louis Cha’s “The Book and the Sword”. A young swordsman is tasked to lead a patriotic secret society to fight the traitorous general who colludes with the enemy. At the same time, he encounters a female warrior and two beautiful princesses, and is caught between all their affections for him.
The movie consists of four stories of the Mad Monk helping others, from saving a mother and daughter from crumbling walls, to helping hawkers deal with bullies, recovering stolen money for a young man and punishing a devious court official and his son.
Sun Chung had been recognized as an expert comedy and crime thriller director, but he was to gain even greater acclaim for his soulful, powerful, intelligent, and beautifully-made martial arts epics. This stands alongside The Deadly Breaking Sword and The Kung-fu Instructor as one of his very best. It's not so much the plot - a master swordsman protects a treasure chest on a dangerous journey - that makes this great, but what Sun does with it, inspiring the cast and crew to some of their finest work.
Hsiao's stepmother frames her fiancé Lung when he refuses to forfeit their engagement and sends him to prison. To save him, Hsiao disguises as Lung to take the Imperial exam and ranks first place. Impressed by Hsiao, the Emperor weds the Princess to 'him'. When Hsiao comes clean on their wedding night, she persuades the Princess to follow a plan…
Ivy Ling Po , Fang Yin , Chin Feng , Chin Han , Li Ching
A professor’s assistant stole a micro-film storing the secret of a newly invented nuclear reactor and sells it to a crime syndicate. However, the micro-film accidentally falls into the hands of a nightclub dancer and a thief in the process, leading to them being relentlessly pursued by the crime syndicate to retrieve the micro-film.
The story is based on a famous Chinese opera. A young impoverished scholar, Zhang, is enchanted by Hong, the daughter of an influential family whom he meets in a temple. The young couple faces the threat of separation due to her family’s objection, so Hong’s maid secretly helps to arrange their rendezvous in the West Chamber!
A kung fu anthology film consisting of three stories: a man embarrasses himself while trying to prove his worth to the father of the woman he loves; a courtesan in love with a general will need to deliver a notorious bandit in exchange for him not being executed; and a group of bandits forms a plan to rescue a new friend from being executed.
Shih Szu, Yueh Hua, Lily Ho, Lo Lieh, David Chiang, Ti Lung
Liang Cai drugged the beautiful Qiu Rong and raped her, but promised to marry her after getting his parent’s consent. Since then, there is no news of his proposal and Qiu Rong confronts Liang Cai when she finds herself pregnant. This is when she discovers that he has already married a rich noble girl and even plans to kill her…
The Emperor Qianlong is not the legitimate successor to the throne at birth, but he only learns the truth when two senior members of a subversive anti-government secret organisation contact him years later. As it happens, the chef of this organisation is Qianlong’s younger brother and they must now confront each other in opposing roles…
In Huangmei Opera tradition, this movie tells the love story of Wen, who sells himself as a slave to a rich family, and Huo, the family’s young daughter. The lovers are kept apart by Huo’s stepmother and Huo escapes by dressing up as a man. Wen is framed and put into jail so Huo has to go back and rescue her lover!