May 23

Madame Bamboo (1991) aka Zhu fu ren (竹夫人)

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Two prostitutes recall the circumstances the brought them to the brothel. The first woman was a perpetual cheater who carried on with a blacksmith while her husband was on travel. After being caught, she is sold to the brothel. The second woman was engaged to her true love but her parents betrothed her to a seven year old boy for money. Her lover comes to pay a visit on her wedding night. Continue reading