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An Orphan's Tragedy

孤星血淚 | Gū Xīng Xuè Lèi

Directed by Chu Kei
Hong Kong, 1955


The film is a loose adaptation of Charles Dickens’ novel Great Expectations. Profiteer To Chai-yan framed Dickson Fan for selling counterfeit medicine which led Fan to ten years of unjust imprisonment. Fan escapes prison to a rural farm where he meets teenager Frank Wong who helps him escape.

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An Orphan's Tragedy Directed by Chu Kei