A novelist uses all his money to buy gifts for the woman he loves who in turn is also seeing a business man, using him for expensive presents. A joyful comedy that expresses the dangers of consumerism for the careless spender.
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Subversive 1930s Leftist Chinese cinema that, despite its comic tone, develops a deeper challenge depicting the coercive seduction of women by subtly misogynistic men. An interesting jigsaw piece in the history of film.