Ying Tai Kang Hun - Yingtai Resists Marriage DVD

Ying Tai Kang Hun - Yingtai Resists Marriage DVD
LI HAIYAN, ZHEN JIANHUA, FIRST TROUPE OF CHINA NATIONAL PEKING OPERA COMPANY
24.99
OUT OF STOCKSKU: FSV6700

Product Description

Region Code All. Released in 2005 and marking the 50th anniversary of China Peking Opera Theatre. Yingtai Resists Marriage was adapted by a master of Peking opera Cheng Yanqiu and was his final work. It has been likened to Romeo & Juliet. Zhu Yingtai, from Shangyu, is a beautiful women who disguises herself as a man travelling to Hangzhou to attend an academy. On the way she meets Liang Shanbo, who was a school friend of hers. The two become lovers for three years, the fact Zhu is a women, unbeknown to the other students. Wishing to marry, Zhu arranges the marriage of Liang with her ficticious sister, which he accepts. However, Zhu's parents arrange her marriage to another man, which she at first refuses, but later begrungingly accepts. Liang Shanbo then turns up and proposes, but Zhu declines and explains her situation. A few days later Liang dies from a broken heart. On the way to her future husband's home she visits the grave of Liang Shanbo. She jumps into the cracked tomb and dies. A pair of butterflies take to the air, representing Liang and Zhu, reunited again.