GenreDrama ScreenplayHung Chin, Wei Tu WriterChin Hung, Tu Wei LanguageMandarin
Release date17 January 1964 (1964-01-17) DirectorsYueh Feng, Meng Hua Ho, Ching Doe, Chun Yen CastIvy Ling Po, Kwan Shan, Ching Miao, Kuang Chao Chiang, Ping Chin Similar moviesRun Run Shaw produced Between Tears and Smiles and The Last Tempest
Between Tears and Smiles is a 1964 Hong Kong drama film directed by Lo Chen. Set in Republic of China (1912–49) era Peking (Beiping), the story revolves around a college student (Kwan Shan) and three young women: a wealthy daughter of a government bureaucrat, a traditional singer in a band (both portrayed by Li Li-Hua) and a street kung-fu/acrobat performer (Ivy Ling Po).
The film was selected as the Hong Kong entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 37th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.