Apartment for Women
Dir: Huang Yu
Scr: Zhou Ran (aka Cha Liangjing)
Co-starring: Shek Hwei, Chang Tseng, Kung Chiu-hsia, Betty Loh Ti
1956 / B&W / D Beta / Mandarin / 101min
A woman was abandoned when pregnant with an illegitimate child at a young age. Now she runs a home for women in need, each with her own bitter story to tell...Apartment for Women, a production of the left-wing company Great Wall, presents the tenement story in an all-female setting, offering compelling drama as tenants clash and bond. Fung Lam turns in a memorable performance, playing a physical ed teacher who dresses like a man, complete with greased parted hair, a cane and smoking pipe.
||Cinema, Hong Kong Film Archive
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