Plunder of Peach and Plum
|Plunder of Peach and Plum|
|Directed by||Ying Yunwei|
|Written by||Ying Yunwei
Plunder of Peach and Plum (Chinese: 桃李劫; pinyin: Táolǐ jié) is an early Chinese sound film from 1934. Produced by the left-leaning Shanghai-based Diantong Film Company, Plunder was directed by Ying Yunwei and starred popular actor Yuan Muzhi (who also co-wrote the screenplay). It is alternatively known as The Fate of Graduates.
The film tells the tragic story of two recent college graduates, Tao Jianping ("Tao" is a homophone for peach), and Li Lilian ("Li" is a homophone for plum). Married, the two hope to change society for the better, but are continuously challenged by the corruption and injustice of Chinese society.
- Plunder of Peach and Plum at the Internet Movie Database
- Plunder of Peach and Plum is available for free download at the Internet Archive
- Plunder of Peach and Plum at AllMovie
- Plunder of Peach and Plum at the Chinese Movie Database
- Plunder of Peach and Plum from the UCSD Chinese cinema learning center
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