Center Stage 阮玲玉 (1992) (DVD) (English Subtitled) (Hong Kong Version)
Product Title: Center Stage (1992) (DVD) (Kam & Ronson Version) (Hong Kong Version)
Artist Name(s): Maggie Cheung Man Yuk (Actor) | Tony Leung Ka Fai (Actor) | Lawrence Ng (Actor) | Carina Lau (Actor) | Cecilia Yip (Actor) | Chin Han (Actor) | Zhou Jie (Actor)
Director: Stanley Kwan
Producer: Chan Chi Keung | Tsui Siu Ming
Release Date: 2013-03-08
Subtitles: English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese
Country of Origin: Hong Kong
Picture Format: NTSC What is it?
Aspect Ratio: 1.78 : 1
Widescreen Anamorphic: Yes
Sound Information: DTS Digital Surround, 6.1, Dolby Digital
Disc Format(s): DVD
Region Code: 3 - South East Asia (including Hong Kong, S. Korea and Taiwan) What is it?
Duration: 154 (mins)
Publisher: Kam & Ronson Enterprises Co Ltd
Package Weight: 120 (g)
This is the true story of Yuan Ling-yu, the first movie star of the 1930's. Hailing from an obscure background, she became the prima donna of the Chinese screen. Students worshipped her as a cult symbol. Men looked at her with dreamy eyes and women looked at her sideways and full of hate.
Yes, for nine years since her movie at 16, Yuan Ling-yu managed to star in 29 movies. Her roles were usually pathetic ones : girl student, rustic maid, factory hand, prostitute, socialite and authoress. And her endings were invariably tragic : incarceration in a prison, mental breakdown, forced marriages, starvation, illness and even suicide......