Queen of Temple Street

by Lawrence Ah Mon

1990 Selection

HONG KONG 1990 1h40

Feature Film

Big Sis Wah became a bargirl at 16 and married playboy Elvis at 17. Even after their marriage Elvis persisted in his rakish ways, and things got even worse after Wah became pregnant. One night, she packed up all her belongings and left him... Eventually a daughter was born... Wah found herself facing financial difficulties and was forced to take up barmaiding again. Soon after she met Police Sergant Shu. Wah agreed to marry him and bore him two sons. After marriage she stopped barmaiding but Shu was implicated in a corruption case and was forced into early retirement. Helped by Uncle Luke, Wah set up a brothel on Temple Street...