Nanyang Trilogy RESTORED | Blood Stains the Valley of Love 血染相思谷 (1957)


Asian Film Archive Presents: Nanyang Trilogy (RESTORED) - screening the restored films of 南洋三部曲 (Nanyang Trilogy) for the first time, 61 years after its release.

Produced by the Kong Ngee Company and shot in 1957 Singapore and Malaya, the three Cantonese films are 血染相思谷 (Blood Stains the Valley of Love), 唐山阿嫂 (China Wife) and 椰林月 (Moon Over Malaya). Led by the youthful idols of the time, 谢贤 (Patrick Tse Yin), 嘉玲 (Patsy Kar Ling) and 南红 (Nam Hung), the films introduced urban perspectives and appealed to the younger postwar audiences.


Film Screenings

B1, Gallery Theatre

25 February

Blood Stains the Valley of Love (108 mins, PG)



血染相思谷 [1957]

Blood Stains The Valley Of Love [1957]

Alternative English Title: Bloodshed In The Valley Of Love

Directed by Chun Kim 秦剑 & Chor Yuen 楚原

Language: Cantonese with English & Mandarin subtitles

Starring: Patrick Tse Yin 谢贤, Keung Chung-ping 姜中平, Patsy Kar Ling 嘉玲, Lai Ming 麗明, Kong Suet 江雪, Molly Wu Kar 胡茄

A Chinese man, Yip Ching (Patrick Tse Yin) and a Malay girl Solina (Molly Wu Kar) are two young people very much in love. However, Yip Ching’s mother disapproves of this inter-racial relationship. When Yip Ching plans to visit his aunt and cousins in Hong Kong, Solina’s insecurity causes her to threaten him with a curse. Yip Ching proceeds with his trip to Hong Kong, but Solina’s curse appears to come true in a series of unfolding tragedies.

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Sun Feb 25, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM SGT
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