A Simple Life (Chinese: 桃姐; Mandarin Pinyin: Táo Jiě), also known as Sister Peach, is a Hong Kong drama film directed by Ann Hui and starring Andy Lau and Deanie Ip. Ip, in the titled role as Sister Peach, won the Best Actress Award at the 68th Venice International Film Festival. Originally, Ann Hui considered retiring after making this film. However, due to the film’s success, Ann Hui changed her mind and is considering other projects.
Plot: Inspired by the true story of producer Roger Lee and his servant, the film depicts the relationship between Roger (Lau) and Sister Peach (Ip), a woman who has worked for four generations of Roger’s family.
Director: Ann Hui
Writers: Susan Chan, Yan-lam Lee
Stars: Andy Lau, Deannie Yip, Lawrence Ah Mon
Cameos by Sammo Hung and Tsui Hark.