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National Customs (simplified Chinese: 国风; traditional Chinese: 國風; pinyin: Guó fēng) is a 1935 Chinese film directed by Luo Mingyou and Zhu Shilin. The film was silent film star Ruan Lingyu's last performance before committing suicide in 1935.

National Customs
DVD cover
Directed byLuo Mingyou
Zhu Shilin
Written byLuo Mingyou
CinematographyHong Weilie
Release date
  • 1935 (1935)
Running time
94 minutes
CountryRepublic of China
LanguageSilent film, with Chinese intertitles

This film is a propaganda film promoting the New Life Movement, which was launched in 1934.


  • Lim Cho Cho as Zhang Jie, a rural school principal
  • Ruan Lingyu as Zhang Lan, Zhang Jie's elder daughter
  • Li Lili as Zhang Tao, Zhang Jie's younger daughter
  • Zheng Junli as Chen Zuo, a cousin of the Zhang sisters
  • Luo Peng as Xu Boyang, a classmate

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