The Young Ones (1973 film)

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The Young Ones (simplified Chinese :彩云飞; traditional Chinese :彩雲飛; pinyin :cǎiyún fēi; lit. 'flying rosy clouds') is a 1973 Taiwanese film, spoken in Mandarin. The film was adapted into screenplay by Chang Yung-hsiang from the novel of the similar Chinese name by Chiung Yao. It was directed by Li Hsing. It stars Chen Chen (甄珍) and Alan Tang. The music was conducted by Zuo Hong Yuan (左宏元). In the film, the man falls in love with a physically frail woman, who later dies. Then he meets another woman, who looks similar to her.

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Chiung Yao's novels, caiyun fei and hai'ou fei chu (海鷗飛處), were adapted into one 1980s television series, hai'ou fei chu caiyun fei (海鷗飛處彩雲飛) (Eng. Seagulls Soaring In Iridescent Clouds ).

Soundtrack

Caiyun fei (彩雲飛) is a 1973 soundtrack by Teresa Teng, You Ya (尤雅), and Wan Sha-lang (萬沙浪), released by Life Records (丽风唱片). All songs were composed by Koo Yue (古月) except track ten, whose composer remains anonymous. Except tracks nine and ten, all songs are theme songs of the film. Lyrics from the titular song and "How Can I Leave You?" (我怎能離開你) are similar. "Thousand Words" (千言萬語) and "How Can I Leave You?" were re-recorded by Polydor Records (Hong Kong) for Teresa Teng's 1977 album Greatest Hits. Songs from the soundtrack have been later rendered by other singers.

Side one
No.TitleLyricsChineseLength
1."Flying Rosy Clouds (Part I)" (You Ya)Chiung Yao彩雲飛之一 caiyun fei zhi yi 
2."Thousand Words" (Teresa Teng)Er Ying (爾英)千言萬語 qian yan wan yu 
3."Lonely Love" (Teresa Teng)Er Ying愛的寂寞 
4."Flying Rosy Clouds (Part II)" (You Ya)Chiung Yao彩雲飛之二 caiyun fei zhi er 
5."Flying Rosy Clouds" (Instrumental) 彩雲飛(音樂) caiyun fei (yinyue) 
Side two
No.TitleLyricsChineseLength
6."How Can I Leave You?" (Teresa Teng)Chiung Yao我怎能離開你 wo zenneng likai ni 
7."Flying Rosy Clouds (Part III)" (Wan Sha-lang)Chiung Yao彩雲飛之三 caiyun fei zhi san 
8."Unforgettable Dream" (Wan Sha-lang)Tian Yu (田雨)夢難忘 meng nanwang 
9."Blue Girl" (Wan Sha-lang)Tian Yu藍色的姑娘 lanse de guniang 
10."When Do You Come Back?" (Wan Sha-lang)Nu Zhuang (奴莊)何時你再來 heshi ni zai lai 

Teresa Teng EP

All songs by Teresa Teng were also released by Lee Fung Records into a 7" EP vinyl plus another track not heard in the film.

Side one
  1. "How Can I Leave You?" (我怎能離開你)
  2. "Lonely Love" (愛的寂寞)
Side two
  1. "Thousand Words" (千言萬語)
  2. "Good Wine and Coffee" (美酒加咖啡 meijiu jia kafei)


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