蝶影紅梨記
Butterfly and Red Pear (1959)
Alias: Butterfly and Red Pear Blossom
Country: Hong Kong
Language: Cantonese 
Genre: Chinese Opera 
Release Date: 09/16/1959
 
Director
  Lee Tit
 
Script
  Tong Tik-Sang
 
 
Cast
  Yam Kim-Fai ... Chiu Yu-Chau
  Pak Suet-Sin ... Che So-Chau
  Leung Sing-Bo ... Lau Gung Chai
  Liang Tsi-Pak ... Wong Fu
  Cheung Sing-Fei ... Leung Si-Shing
  Luk Fei-Hung    
  Leung Siu-Kam    
  Ying Lai-Lei    
  Leung Suk-Hing    
  Fung Wai-Man    
  Leung Yuk-Kwan    
  Chu Siu-Boh    
  Lee Kei-Fung    
  Cheung Sang    
  Chan Lap-Ban    
  Lam Siu (1)    
  Lam Liu-Ngok    
 
Production Company
  Bo Ying
 
Cinematographer
  Suen Lun
 
Production Manager
  Hung Keung
 
Dance Instructor
  Ng Sai-Fan
 
Sound Recordist
  Hui Yan-Ho
 
Art Director
  Leung Chi-Hing
 
Lighting
  Lau Siu (3)
 
Costume Designer
  Lai Chu
 
Presenter
  Lee Tit
 
Makeup
  Tse Tsak-Yuen
 
Props
  Ko Tak
 
Composer
  Carlton Chu Hing-Cheung
  Leung Yue-Fong
  Fung Wah
  Chu Ngai-Kong
  Lee So (1)
  Lau Siu-Wing
  Wong Che-Si
  Man Chuen
  Law Ching-Ting
  Ho Hoi-Ki
 
 
 
Summary
 

Written by the great librettist Tong Tik-sang, and featuring Lee Tit's elegant direction and superb performances from Yam Kim-fai and Pak Suet-sin, "Butterfly and Red Pear Blossom" brings Cantonese opera to cinematic life. The film features two lovers who have never met in person but whose poetry over three years has subtly declared their unyielding love. Yam's minimalist acting style enables her to convey dynamic passion as well as step about the stage with ease and accomplish the image of a resolute, yet gentle, scholar. Pak meanwhile defies a prime minister with pride and dignity. (Press release)