" A film is not merely a film but the representation of an era. The storm aroused by The Butterfly Lovers of the 1960s in Taiwan remains unforgettable. What factors had caused this consequence?
The director attempts to find the answer from psychological factors, such as gender, oppression and cultural affinity, to exterior ones like nostalgia, and the political and economical changes of society after the government's retreat to Taiwan. There are also factors about the performance itself. Interviewed in this documentary, actress Ling Po reveals her experience acting in the movie and its influence on her entire life. Reactions of the audience, criticisms of experts and shots of social environment at that time are also seen in this film. After forty years, the potentials of The Butterfly Lovers have not been exploited completely; there remains more to be discussed for the following ages." -- Jinn-Pei Chang