About the film
Storm Over the Yangtse River
Release Date: July 18, 1969
|Genres||:||Thriller, Drama, War|
|Production Companies||:||China Motion Picture Studio|
|Director||:||Li Han-Hsiang, Hsia Tsu-hui|
|Writers||:||Chang Yung-hsiang, Tsou Lang|
Storm over the Yangtze River tells the true story of undercover intelligence agent "Yangtze Number One" and his colleagues in Jianli County of Hubei Province, who risk their lives to carry out the "Dead Bridge Plan" to secure the "Yangtze 180 Blockade". Li Lihua gives an iconic performance as a strong and charming agent of an intelligence unit, engaging in a risky mission to save her unit chief-cum-lover, who is regarded as a traitor but actually is a double-dealing agent against the Japanese occupation. The film garnered four awards at the 1969 Golden Horse Awards, including Best Leading Actor and Best Leading Actress.