May 28

Emotional girl: Doubt in Distress (1993) aka Na ge shao nu bu duo qing zhi tuo de yi huo

Emotional Girl (1993)_aJean meets former school friend Ivy (Julie Lee) by chance at a disco. Ivy says she was kicked out of school for flirting, and proves this by making a concerted pass at Stephen (Jean’s businessman father), much to the disgust of his live-in girlfriend Judy who, after providing the only properly full-frontal nude scene in the movie, quickly dresses and walks out in a huff. Continue reading

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