Hou Yao

Hou Yao (侯曜, 1903-1942) was a Chinese movie pioneer who worked as a director, screenwriter, and film theorist.

Hou Yao Filmography


Poster for the movie "Romance of the West Chamber"

Romance of the West Chamber

A love story between a poor scholar and wealthy woman. The film is an adaption of the classic Chinese dramatic work Romance of the West Chamber by Wang Shifu. Originally consisting of ten film reels, only 5 reels have survived.