Du nu (1973) Online
One night a textile worker is sexually assaulted by five deviants. The young lady tries to cope with the aftermath of this dramatic event but her life is ruined.
|Ping Chen||-||Chu Ling|
|Lieh Lo||-||Wong Ta (as Loh Lieh)|
|Ching Chen||-||Yang Fei Hung (as Lily Chen Ching)|
|Rest of cast listed alphabetically:|
|Mei Sheng Fan||-||Wang Tai (as Fan Mui Sheng)|
|Ging Man Fung||-||Casino assistant #2|
|Ricky Hui||-||(as Kuan-Ying Hsu)|
|Shiu Hung Hui||-||'Pimp'|
|Ka Ting Lee||-||Harassing patron #1|
|Sau Kei Lee||-||Nightclub manager|
|Ke Ming Lin||-||Harassing patron #2|
|Han Lo||-||Restroom mugging victim|
'Vietnam Rose', the name of the lethal venereal disease that actress 'Chen Ping''s character contracted as a victim of a brutal gang rape by a group of thugs was also considered by Shaw Brothers to be the original English title for the feature 'Du nu' until social activists complained to the studio that the negative connotation of the title was discriminatory and reactionary towards the ethnic Vietnamese community during a time when the growing influx of war refugees populating Hong Kong en-masse after the fall of Saigon. A not too subtle message mirroring then current events where the film's elements and lurid subject matter would became an indirect metaphor for the politically charged issue of illegal immigration and anti-immigrant sentiment in the former colony. The English title for 'Du nu' would ultimately be changed to 'The Kiss of Death'.