Synopsis Wei Liang has married nine years, has a son and a daughter, and her husband Wei Yeh conducts the business of curios & furniture ornaments, and they live happily. In order to own such happiness, she worries about everything which may endanger the whole family, but only one thing she forgets to worry is the love of her husband to her. One day Wei Liang’s childhood playmate An Ping she has not met for many years suddenly appears, which brings about a cruel fact—Wei Yeh has extra-marital affairs, and the object is just An Ping’s younger sister An Ling, young, beautiful, wholeheartedly intending to become a dancing star, with a charming body. Wei Liang is determined to find An Ling for negotiation, and in the negotiation, An Ling expresses unwillingness to give up Wei Yeh, so Wei Liang angrily leaves home. But her mother’s home cannot accept her, so she goes to find An Ping to play cards, drink wine to relieve worry, but she cannot adapt to such dissolute life without purpose, and Wei Liang discovers herself having lost the power of adaptation for many years to the outside world except her husband and children, even the ability of earning a living. Finally she has no way to go, and she has only to return home. Wei Liang tries her best to restore her bushand’s general situation, and under unbearable circumstances, she again finds An Ling for negotiation, and as a result she only receives disgrace. One afternoon, Wei Liang brings her children to the store, finding Wei Yeh is not in, and she intuitively rushes to An Ling’s dancing society. Consequently she opens the door of the rest room, just seeing Wei Yeh lying in the bosom of sing inseparably who has attempted to commit suicide by cutting her wrist. Wei Liang knows she can never call back her husband’s heart. One evening, she puts some sedatives into the juice, and let her husband, children, and herself drink, and when the whole family are in deep slumber, Wei Liang pulls broken the gas pipe in the kitchen. In a coma, she only hears the gas bound of “Hsi Hsi”, and in her brain, the past story is tumultuous scene by scene.
Synopsis Accustomed to the life of a young master. Wen Hsieng is forced to compromise under the pressure of family members, and arranges to go to the mountain temple to study. The environment in the temple makes it difficult for him to adapt to. Wen Hsiang grumbles with grievance, and can only pass the time by full lessons. On the other hand, be feels disgusted with the flattery, scruples of the nuns about him, but one woman makes him have intimacy. Shu pi, the girl expelled by her husband’s home owing to “no pregnancy” takes very good care of Wen Hsiang, and Wen Hsiang is contented with the happiness of being concerned and loved, to lessen his unpleasant feelings brought about by his inability to adapt to the environment. Fallen mountain wind begins, violent wind blows, and it is a sun-shining day. Wen Hsiang unintentionally intrudes into the clothes drying yard, and what attracts him is the closely attached undergarments in the wind of the sister attracting him with undue publicity. Oh! The inducement of sensual desire, like cancer cells, erodes his peaceful mind! Shaken with original passion, cannot silently study any more! Bewilderness, absent-mindedness, fancies describe his sense of love for sister. Wen Hsiang unable to pull himself out the sensual desire expands and overflows in his beart lake like waves! The attraction of Shu Pi’s night bath becomes the image for Wen Hsiang to let out his sensual desire, and this bridge of communication makes near the distance between the two. During the period when the master goes down the mountain for medical treatment, the two greedily eat to the full the game from hunting. Wen Hsiang expresses his feeling of love, and Shu Pi satisfactorily accopts the gentleness of the pure true boy. These two virile, beautiful Buddhists, the abnormal love, one is to play with fire, and the other is madly to burn self. Haster returns to the mountain. Shu Pi intends to terminate such intercourse, she knows the evil sentiment will destroy the whole life of Wen Hsiang. She bates deeply her senseless husband for deserting her like trash and in one dispute, owing to protection of Wen Hsiang, Shu Pi’s abdomen is beaten by her husband to have a miscarriage. She sighs for favor and disfavor in the world, resolutely determines to become a Buddhist nun to atone for sin, and Wen Hsiang, difficult to suppress his feeling of being hurt, the fallen mountain wind begins! Drop his fragile body!
Synopsis SHANGHAI, 1910……..Ying-ti, 24, from a poor family, is married by a matchmaker to a rich, blind, demanding invalid. His family treats her with little respect and drives her to attempt suicide potential romantic affair with Ying-ti’s playboy brother-in-law is never fulfilled. After her husband and his dowager mother die. Ying-ti continues her lonely life with her teenage son, Yu-shi. They sink into an opium haze together. She marries Yu-shi to a sick, unattractive girl but gets jealous and picks her maid to bear his children. Ying-ti remembers her youth like a fantasy she somehow lost.
Synopsis During the last years of Japanese occupation in Taiwan, as tenants from the preceding generation, the family of Chen Fa and Chen Kuo-Tsui two brothers was suffering from poor harvest. With a deaf old mother, a mental disordered sister whose husband was killed in war overseas, and a bunch of children with no productive ability, it was not hard to imagine that they were really poor. The landholder went to the country to find refuge, the two brothers entertained him with all their heart. But no one would ever know that after the full-hearted treatment, the landholder declared that all the dry farmland would be sold out. The next day, a heavy unexploded bomb fell down from the sky on the two brothers’ small farmland and brought a shock to the whole village. The sergeant was pleased because it was a great chance for his promotion, a wish for a long time. The brothers warshiped the “gift for the Emperor of Japan” just as they worshiped their ancestors. Then under the serious escort of the sergeant, the bomb was on the way to the town for the superior. On the way through the rugged mountain path, conditions happened all the time to the bomb. The sergeant and the two brothers all showed their spirit for “bomb first, life second” and carried the bomb into the town. But who could have expected that the Japanese were frightened by the bomb and ordered them to throw it into the sea. They were disappointed and could do nothing but obeyed the order. The bomb exploded when thrown into the sea. A great number of dead fishes come out of the sea. The two borthers rushed into the water to collect the fishes and took off their trousers to load fishes. The two brothers came back home. When they saw their exciting family enjoy the fishes, they felt that God is fair. Luck will come from the heaven anyway.