Ma Yili stars as Shanghai socialite Su Wenli in HBO’s period drama series Miss S. The actress, who has won awards her previous roles, has recently made headlines for feminist remarks she made on a show. Ma Yili stars as Shanghai socialite Su Wenli in HBO’s period drama series Miss S. The actress, who has won awards her previous roles, has recently made headlines for feminist remarks she made on a show.
Ma Yili stars as Shanghai socialite Su Wenli in HBO’s period drama series Miss S. The actress, who has won awards her previous roles, has recently made headlines for feminist remarks she made on a show.

Miss S actress Ma Yili on being an independent woman like the characters she plays, unafraid to speak out on feminism or look ugly when a role calls for it

  • Ma Yili has no trouble playing strong-willed women and says she gets her independent streak from her Shanghai roots, where ‘the status of women is equal to men’
  • The 44-year-old has played a domestic abuse victim and a housewife who overcomes divorce recently, and enjoys the contrast of playing a coquettish sleuth

Topic |   Chinese language cinema
Ma Yili stars as Shanghai socialite Su Wenli in HBO’s period drama series Miss S. The actress, who has won awards her previous roles, has recently made headlines for feminist remarks she made on a show. Ma Yili stars as Shanghai socialite Su Wenli in HBO’s period drama series Miss S. The actress, who has won awards her previous roles, has recently made headlines for feminist remarks she made on a show.
Ma Yili stars as Shanghai socialite Su Wenli in HBO’s period drama series Miss S. The actress, who has won awards her previous roles, has recently made headlines for feminist remarks she made on a show.
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