Eighteen Springs 1999 (Hong Kong Movie) DVD (Region Free) 半生緣
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Eighteen Springs 1999 (Hong Kong Movie) DVD ( (Region Free) 半生緣
Cast : Anita Mui, Leon Lai, Jacklyn Wu
Director : Ann Hui
Subtitles : English ,Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese
Duration : 121 mins
Disc Format : DVD5
System : NTSC
Sound System : 4:3
Release Date : 2000-01-01
Publisher : Garry's Trading
Director Ann Hui weaves a compelling tale of unfortunate circumstance and muted desire, and her actors turn in superb, complex performances. Jacklyn Wu delivers an award-winning performance as the compassionate and conflicted Manjing, a woman who struggles against fate, and refuses to be swept away by its indifference. Anita Mui garnered a Best Supporting Actress Award at the 17th Annual Hong Kong Film Awards for her impressive turn as Manlu. An emotionally mature and sublimely realized film, Eighteen Springs ranks among Ann Hui's best works.
Shijun (Leon Lai) and Manjing (Wu Chien-lien) fall in love at the first fight, and soon turn into a flame. Manjing's sister, Manlu (Anita Mui) had to take a shameful job as a "ballroom hostess" to provide for the family. One night, Manlu¡¦s husband rapes Manjing, and Manlu persuades Manjing to marry her husband, Manjing refuses and Manlu takes her into custody ...