Moon Over Malaya 椰林月

Ngok Ming is an idealistic young man, passionate about promoting and developing education in Malaya. He approaches a wealthy Chinese businessman to raise funds for building schools and meets the young heiress, Cho-lin. After a whirlwind romance, they get married. However, Ngok Ming struggles to balance his passion for education and performing his duty of managing the family business. As conflicts between the characters escalate, Ngok Ming and Cho-lin make decisions that change their lives forever.

Newly restored and published by the Asian Film Archive, the DVD and Blu-ray of Moon Over Malaya, as part of the Nanyang Trilogy, are available at our online shop.

  • Director: Chor Yuen, Chun Kim
  • Runtime: 120m0s
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rating: PG
  • Availability: library@esplanade
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  • Subtitles: English,Chinese
  • Release Year: 1957
  • Producer: Kong Ngee Motion Picture Production Company
  • Language: Cantonese
  • Production Country: Malaysia, Singapore

Cast List:

  • Patrick Tse Yin (谢贤), Nam Hung (南红), Patsy Kar Ling (嘉玲), Keung Chung-ping (姜中平), Molly Wu Kar (胡茄)


  • Director - Chun Kim (秦剑)
  • Director - Chor Yuen (楚原)

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