«The Bride Who Has Returned from Hell» – Film Screening

16. May 2019 @ 18:00 – 20:00
RAA G-15, University of Zurich
Rämistrasse 59
8001 Zürich
Taiwan Studies Project, UZH
Film to be screened: The Bride Who Has Returned from Hell

Director: Hsin Chi
Year of release: 1965
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The movie opens with a boat accident. A male body is discovered. While a woman’s purse is also left at the scene, no female body is found. Entrepreneur Wang Yiming (Ke Junxiong) is led to believe that his wife eloped with her lover and was drowned at sea. Feeling hurt and humiliated, Yiming employs Bai Ruimei (Jin Mei) to be a private tutor to his daughter. Ruimei, in fact, has come to Taiwan from Singapore to investigate the mysterious disappearance of her sister.

The screening will be followed by a Q&A session to be hosted by Prof. Chris Berry (KCL) and Dr. Ming-Yeh Rawnsley (SOAS).

The event is co-organized by the Taiwan Studies Project and the Department of Chinese Studies (AOI) at the University of Zurich.

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