Last Madame

Shrouded with secrets and mysteries, a run-down shophouse in Singapore draws attention to banker Chi Ling who returns from Hong Kong to claim its inheritance. As she discovers the drudgeries and intrigues of her great-grandmother’s world – in a brothel set in early 1940s Singapore – she is pushed to decide the fate of the building and to reconcile with her roots and history. Last Madame is a story that intertwines two seemingly opposite generations through the fascinating story of Chi Ling and her great-grandmother, Fung Lan. A story of the past and present – Last Madame tells the story of the last brothel owner, Fung Lan, in 1940s Singapore. Set in 2019, the successful but cold-hearted Chi Ling returns from Hong Kong to settle an inheritance from her great-grandmother, Fung Lan – only to discover that therein lies deeper and controversial histories behind house.

Shrouded with secrets and mysteries, a run-down shophouse in Singapore draws attention to banker Chi Ling who returns from Hong Kong to claim its inheritance. As she discovers the drudgeries and intrigues of her great-grandmother’s world – in a brothel set in early 1940s Singapore – she is pushed to decide the fate of the building and to reconcile with her roots and history. Last Madame is a story that intertwines two seemingly opposite generations through the fascinating story of Chi Ling and her great-grandmother, Fung Lan. A story of the past and present – Last Madame tells the story of the last brothel owner, Fung Lan, in 1940s Singapore. Set in 2019, the successful but cold-hearted Chi Ling returns from Hong Kong to settle an inheritance from her great-grandmother, Fung Lan – only to discover that therein lies deeper and controversial histories behind house.

Ep 1 The Last Madame
36 mins

Shrouded with secrets and mysteries, a run-down shophouse in Singapore draws attention to banker Chi Ling who returns from Hong Kong to claim its inheritance. As she discovers the drudgeries and intrigues of her great-grandmother’s world – in a brothel set in early 1940s Singapore – she is pushed to decide the fate of the building and to reconcile with her roots and history...

Ep 1 The Last Madame

Shrouded with secrets and mysteries, a run-down shophouse in Singapore draws attention to banker Chi Ling who returns from Hong Kong to claim its inheritance. As she discovers the drudgeries and intrigues of her great-grandmother’s world – in a brothel set in early 1940s Singapore – she is pushed to decide the fate of the building and to reconcile with her roots and history...

Ep 2 Sleeping Dogs
35 mins

A young entitled client ruffles things up at the House of Phoenix, inflicting injury on one of the girls at the House of Phoenix. Will the Madame, Fung Lan, let go of this outrageous treatment towards her girls? In present times, an injury in the form of Chi Ling’s foot has physically inhibited her from returning to Hong Kong...

Ep 2 Sleeping Dogs

A young entitled client ruffles things up at the House of Phoenix, inflicting injury on one of the girls at the House of Phoenix. Will the Madame, Fung Lan, let go of this outrageous treatment towards her girls? In present times, an injury in the form of Chi Ling’s foot has physically inhibited her from returning to Hong Kong...

Ep 3 The Snake Ring
39 mins

A new and astute chief inspector is in town and he is determined to get behind the murders in the district – including two cold-blooded murders that seem to land Fung Lan and the House of Phoenix under intense spotlight...

Ep 3 The Snake Ring

A new and astute chief inspector is in town and he is determined to get behind the murders in the district – including two cold-blooded murders that seem to land Fung Lan and the House of Phoenix under intense spotlight...

Ep 4 Cure for the Troubled Heart
34 mins

The House of Phoenix is a flurry of activities in the mornings, showing the other side of things to activities at the house – including Fung Lan’s other side, who is away most of the time. Inspector Mak is intrigued to find where the Madame hides herself...

Ep 4 Cure for the Troubled Heart

The House of Phoenix is a flurry of activities in the mornings, showing the other side of things to activities at the house – including Fung Lan’s other side, who is away most of the time. Inspector Mak is intrigued to find where the Madame hides herself...

Ep 5 Dark Impulses and Empty Desires
30 mins

Chi Ling’s past is further unveiled through a series of discovered stories as a certain character appears to know more about her past than she does. The link is surprising, and the mystery leads Chi Ling and Guo Wen on a hunt for lost journals and missing pieces to Chi Ling’s past. Meanwhile, love is air at the House of Phoenix as Siu Lan is swept off her feet by a young gentleman…her client...

Ep 5 Dark Impulses and Empty Desires

Chi Ling’s past is further unveiled through a series of discovered stories as a certain character appears to know more about her past than she does. The link is surprising, and the mystery leads Chi Ling and Guo Wen on a hunt for lost journals and missing pieces to Chi Ling’s past. Meanwhile, love is air at the House of Phoenix as Siu Lan is swept off her feet by a young gentleman…her client...

Ep 6 The Plight of the Runaway Girl
31 mins

Fung Lan with the help of Inspector Mak locate a distraught Siu Lan… What will this mean for Siu Lan, who is angered by the situation and the cold-hearted Madame? More stories of Fung Lan and the girls including Siu Lan’s plight are found by Chi Ling and Guo Wen. In their continuous search to complete the story, Chi Ling gets to know Guo Wen and his selfless acts for the community. Is she… falling for him?

Ep 6 The Plight of the Runaway Girl

Fung Lan with the help of Inspector Mak locate a distraught Siu Lan… What will this mean for Siu Lan, who is angered by the situation and the cold-hearted Madame? More stories of Fung Lan and the girls including Siu Lan’s plight are found by Chi Ling and Guo Wen. In their continuous search to complete the story, Chi Ling gets to know Guo Wen and his selfless acts for the community. Is she… falling for him?

Ep 7 The Hidden Gem
34 mins

Inspector Mak toils away to dig up more dirt on the Madame and his relentless search appears to bear fruit. The link to the murders seems too easy. Yet Fung Lan holds her gait even as she appears to hide some unresolved hurt. For how long, time can only tell...

Ep 7 The Hidden Gem

Inspector Mak toils away to dig up more dirt on the Madame and his relentless search appears to bear fruit. The link to the murders seems too easy. Yet Fung Lan holds her gait even as she appears to hide some unresolved hurt. For how long, time can only tell...

Ep 8 Illusions Unveiled
31 mins

Just as Inspector Mak begins to amass intimate information from – and equally intimate contact with – the Madame, trouble afflicts the House and someone is hurt. The murder case is plagued by more savage schemes and Inspector Mak is outraged by the unnecessary distraction. He is almost certain who is behind this...

Ep 8 Illusions Unveiled

Just as Inspector Mak begins to amass intimate information from – and equally intimate contact with – the Madame, trouble afflicts the House and someone is hurt. The murder case is plagued by more savage schemes and Inspector Mak is outraged by the unnecessary distraction. He is almost certain who is behind this...

Ep 9 The Spy Who Knew Too Much
32 mins

It is discovered that there is a spy. Inspector Mak sources all information and arrives at the House of Phoenix. Trusting Fung Lan, they seek to pick out the mole that has been hiding all these while. Business affairs aside however, there seems to be other affairs between the two that require immediate attention…

Ep 9 The Spy Who Knew Too Much

It is discovered that there is a spy. Inspector Mak sources all information and arrives at the House of Phoenix. Trusting Fung Lan, they seek to pick out the mole that has been hiding all these while. Business affairs aside however, there seems to be other affairs between the two that require immediate attention…

Ep 10 Playing with Fire
35 mins

Shock abounds as the identity of the spy is sniffed out – but Fung Lan is in two minds about it and can’t find it within her to make the right decision just yet. What’s worse, an impatient Lou Seh is seething and ready to pounce to get his true revenge. Chi Ling listens more to Fung Lan’s story and her real past through Inspector Mak’s old voice recordings...

Ep 10 Playing with Fire

Shock abounds as the identity of the spy is sniffed out – but Fung Lan is in two minds about it and can’t find it within her to make the right decision just yet. What’s worse, an impatient Lou Seh is seething and ready to pounce to get his true revenge. Chi Ling listens more to Fung Lan’s story and her real past through Inspector Mak’s old voice recordings...

Ep 11 Drawing Swords
38 mins

Uncertainty stains the air as Fung Lan has to make the right decision now that the search for the spy intensifies. It seems obvious yet Fung Lan finds herself in conflict. Will Fung Lan follow her heart or her mind? More resolutions emerge as Chi Ling finds herself coming to terms with her emotions and confronts Harry with the truth. Fung Lan and Chi Ling get their answers but the painful realities are still hard to swallow.

Ep 11 Drawing Swords

Uncertainty stains the air as Fung Lan has to make the right decision now that the search for the spy intensifies. It seems obvious yet Fung Lan finds herself in conflict. Will Fung Lan follow her heart or her mind? More resolutions emerge as Chi Ling finds herself coming to terms with her emotions and confronts Harry with the truth. Fung Lan and Chi Ling get their answers but the painful realities are still hard to swallow.

Ep 12 A Lost Cause (Finale)
40 mins

Now that the murders have been resolved, war is looming and it seems like a happy ending is nigh. Yet Fung Lan is pained over the demise of her companion – and possibly, her future… Will there be a happy ending for Fung Lan? The future of the House of Phoenix in present times is also put in question as a transformed Chi Ling is now intent on saving her shophouse from demolition. Her effort appears a lost cause but only time will tell...

Ep 12 A Lost Cause (Finale)

Now that the murders have been resolved, war is looming and it seems like a happy ending is nigh. Yet Fung Lan is pained over the demise of her companion – and possibly, her future… Will there be a happy ending for Fung Lan? The future of the House of Phoenix in present times is also put in question as a transformed Chi Ling is now intent on saving her shophouse from demolition. Her effort appears a lost cause but only time will tell...

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Additional Information

Last Madame
Released2019
Genresdrama
Seasons1
Mature Themes