The Adulteress (1963)

Director
Li Han-Hsiang; Ho Meng-Hua

Main cast
Li Li-Hua; Guan Shan; Chu Mu; Peter Yang Kwan; Yeung Chi-Hing

Genres
History, Drama

Description
The noted actress Li Li-hua, star of more than sixty films since 1947, beautifully portrays the drugged, then disgraced wife of a peddler in the waning days of the Ching Dynasty. To make matters worse, she’s soon framed for her husband’s murder by her rapist - the son of the local magistrate! And even that isn’t the end of her woes. It’s best to have a box of tissues nearby as two expert directors ratchet up the emotional suspense in this consummate tearjerker.


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