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: Chun Kim
Release Year: 1957
Subtitles: English,Chinese
Genre: Drama
Language: Cantonese
Producer: Kong Ngee Motion Picture Production Company
Rating: PG
Runtime: 31m00s
Production Country: Singapore, Malaysia 
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Availability: library@esplanade

Cast List:

  • Nam Hung 南红, Patsy Kar Ling 嘉玲, Patrick Tse Yin 谢贤


  • Chor Yuen