The Wild, Wild Rose (4K)

Grace Chang gives an iconic performance in a jazzy contemporary Hong Kong take on Carmen, restored in stunning 4K

A masterpiece of Hong Kong musicals, The Wild, Wild Rose stars idol Grace Chang in a contemporary take on Carmen, following the tragic romance between a nightclub singer and a pianist. Shot by legendary director Wong Tin-lam in high-contrast black and white, the film paints an enticing portrait of the smoky, alcohol-spiked atmosphere of 1950s nightlife, meticulously restored in stunning 4K. Featuring a jazz-inspired score combining Chinese and Western elements, the soundtrack became an instant classic thanks to Chang’s iconic song and dance performance.



Supported by the Hong Kong Economic Trade Office London.


Courtesy © Cathay-Keris Films Pte. Ltd. and Hong Kong Film Archive, Leisure and Cultural Services Department.

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