A Small Gift from Afar
Dir: Chiu Shu-sun Scr: Cheng Shu-kin
Cast: Lam Kwun-shan, Cheung Ying, Lai Yee,
1950 / B&W / D Beta / Cantonese / 97min
A stingy miser (Lam Kwun-shan) has three daughters.The oldest and the youngest daughters plus their husbands scheme to steal their father's fortunes together. However, the middle daughter's husband (Cheung Ying) unintentionally spoils their plan singlehandedly, earning his father-in-law's respect. The birthday celebration scene is the highlight of the film, as hilarity ensues when the bumbling son-in-law meets the stubborn father-in-law.
||Cinema, Hong Kong Film Archive
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