Ju Dou (1990)

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  • Secret Love, Hidden Faces Alternative
  • Judou: Secret Love, Hidden Places Alternative


Period drama set in the 1920's, the story centres on the house and factory of a dye-maker. Yang Tian-qing works for his old uncle and becomes fascinated by the new bride that his uncle has bought. Because the old uncle beats her, Yang and she become lovers. A son is born, and although the young son acknowledges the old uncle as his father, he eventually becomes the undoing of the old man.

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