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The Best Secret Agent 天字第一號 (1964)

Thriller, Drama, Spy 1h 42m

The first Taiwanese-language spy film produced in Taiwan; The Best Secret Agent is a remake of the 1945 movie of the same name that caused a sensation in Shanghai. During the Sino-Japanese War, Tsui-Ying flees with her father from the Japanese occupation. She meets a young man, Ling-Yun, and falls in love. Yet Tsui-Ying chooses to leave Ling-Yun and marry his uncle, a traitor who serves the Japanese. In the meantime, Special Agent 001 leads the resistance against the Japanese.

Director

CHANG Ying

Screenwriter

TU Yun-Chih

Language

Taiwanese

Subtitles

English

Country

Taiwan

Studios

Taiwan Film and Audiovisual Institute, Wan Shou Films