Butterfly Lovers | 1993
Chu Ying-tai is sent to college to polish up before marrying off to a wealthy family. Disguised as a boy, the only way to be accepted to school, Chu quickly develops a close friendship with classmate Liang Shan-po. When her true identity is revealed, they fall passionately in love, ripping at each other's soul and wanting to have a life on earth of love and matrimony. Their dream is shattered by Chu's class-conscious parents. On the eve of Chu's arranged marriage, Liang dies of deep sorrow. And Chu makes the ultimate decision and elopes with her lover, to the eternal world where they can forever be together.