Arriving in Taiwan in the 1950s, Kuei-mei makes a disadvantageous marriage to a widower with three unruly kids and a bad gambling habit. Beautifully portrayed by celebrated actress Yang, she weathers pregnancies, her husband’s infidelity, her daughter’s resentment, a stint as servant in Japan, divorce, and illness while struggling to keep the family restaurant business afloat.
Director: Yi Chang. AKA Kuei-Mei, A Woman / 我這樣過了一生
Writers: Yi Chang, Sa Hsiao (novel & screenplay).
Stars: Hui-Shan Yang, Li-Chun Lee, Hsiang-Ping Hu, Ming Liu, Laula Luo, Lo-Hui Shaw, Elten TIng, Wen-Ying, Ying Ying.