The Bride with White Hair
An operatic action-fantasy following the plight of doomed lovers caught between warring clans.
Brigitte Lin, Leslie Cheung, Francis Ng
Hong Kong 1993. 89min
Cantonese with English subtitles
This classic of Hong Kong cinema features Brigitte Lin and Leslie Cheung on iconic form as doomed lovers caught in the crossfire of warring clans. With beautiful cinematography by Peter Pau (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) and costumes by Japanese designer Emi Wada (Ran), this much-loved film is an operatic fable that combines wuxia fantasy, over-the-top action sequences and Romeo and Juliet.