Director: Tony Au
Cast: Anita Mui, Tony Leung Ka Fai, Hidekazu Akai
Production Year: 1991
Duration: 126 mins
Award(s): 1991 Golden Horse Awards - Best Theme Song
In this romantic melodrama set during the Sino-Japanese conflict, Anita Mui stars as Mui Ye, a singer at her father’s nightclub in Shanghai. Mui Ye is pregnant with her former lover’s baby, Liang Seng (Tony Leung Kai Fai), a man she truly loves, but with his duties during the war, Mui Ye is oblivious as to whether he is even still alive. With the Japanese occupation, Anita responds to the proposal of a Japanese officer and marries him. As the war concludes, Liang Seng returns to find his lost love and is heart broken to discover her new life.