From Ching Siu-tung, the action-director of 'Hero' and 'Shaolin Soccer', and Tsui Hark, the producer of 'The Killer' and 'The Better Tomorrow Trilogy' comes one of the most-loved Hong Kong movies of all time! A visually stunning mix of horror, romance, martial arts and eastern mysticism, 'A Chinese Ghost Story' tells the immortal story or a reluctant hero who embarks on a quest to redeem the soul of an alluring fox-spirit imprisoned for all eternity by her vampiric mistress. Combining the romantic, ethereal charm of Ridley Scott's 'Legend' with the cutting-edge camerawork of Sam Raimi's 'Evil Dead' movies and the hyper-kinetic fight-action of 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon', 'A Chinese Ghost Story' delivers a unique cinematic experience which embodies all that is magical about Hong Kong Cinema.

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A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)

Action/Fantasy · 1h 32m

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From Ching Siu-tung, the action-director of 'Hero' and 'Shaolin Soccer', and Tsui Hark, the producer of 'The Killer' and 'The Better Tomorrow Trilogy' comes one of the most-loved Hong Kong movies of all time! A visually stunning mix of horror, romance, martial arts and eastern mysticism, 'A Chinese Ghost Story' tells the immortal story or a reluctant hero who embarks on a quest to redeem the soul of an alluring fox-spirit imprisoned for all eternity by her vampiric mistress. Combining the romantic, ethereal charm of Ridley Scott's 'Legend' with the cutting-edge camerawork of Sam Raimi's 'Evil Dead' movies and the hyper-kinetic fight-action of 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon', 'A Chinese Ghost Story' delivers a unique cinematic experience which embodies all that is magical about Hong Kong Cinema.

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Status

Released

Country

Hong Kong SAR

Budget

$5,600,000
Cast
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Leslie Cheung

Ling Choi Sin
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Joey Wang

Lit Sin Seen (as Tsu-hsien Wang)
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Ma Wu

Yin Chek Hsia
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Wai Lam

Hsia-hou
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Siu-Ming Lau

Tree Devil
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Jing Wong

(as Jing Wang)
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Zhilun Xue

Ching
Crew
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Siu-Tung Ching

Director
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Songling Pu

Writer
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Gai Chi Yuen

Writer
Disc Releases
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A Chinese Ghost Story

(DVD)

9/12/2000

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