Watch The Arch
- 1 hr 35 min
Set in 17th Century China, this film is considered the first art film in the Chinese language. The Arch (Dong fu ren) focuses on a wealthy widow (Lisa Lu) in the early Qing dynasty on the eve of her crowning achievement, the erection of a triumphal arch in honor of her many good works. Directed by Shu Shuen (a.k.a. Cecile Tang) and edited by Les Blank. Black and White. 1 hour 35 minutes.