Hua hun 1994

Synopsis:

At the beginning of the twentieth century, Yu-liang leaves a brothel in a small Chinese town, to become the second wife of Mr. Pan. While Pan is away at the revolution in Yunnan, Yu-liang learns to paint and takes art classes at the Shanghai Art Institute, until it is closed for painting nudes. Because she cannot bear him a son, Yu-liang leaves Pan to his first wife, and studies art in Paris, where she wins an award for a nude self-portrait. She returns to join Pan in Nanking in the 1930's, and becomes a Professor until it is discovered that she came from a brothel. She returns to Paris to live the rest of her life there, and finally gains a major exhibition of her work.

Directed by: Huang Shuqin
Written by: Li Zhi-Yu & Huang Shuqin & Min Anqi
Release date: 1994-03-12
Runtime: 130 minutes
Cast:
Gong Li
Gong Li
Pan Yuliang 
Fang Cen
Fang Cen
Xiao Lan 
Da Shichang
Da Shichang
Wang Shouxin 
Derek Yee Tung-Sing
Derek Yee Tung-Sing
Pan Zanhua 
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Also known as:
  • A Soul Haunted by Painting
  • Pan Yu Liang, a Woman Painter
  • Pan Yuliang, artiste peintre