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Painted Skin

Certificate 15
( Hua Pi )
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Genre: Foreign, Feature, Romance, Asian, Action thriller Director: Gordon Chan Released: 2008
Runtime: 103 minutes Language: Mandarin Distributor: Not Available
Cast:
Donnie Yen, Xun Zhou, Kun Chen, Wei Zhao, Betty Sun, Yuwu Qi, Che Kim Fai, David Leong
Synopsis:
Hong Kong romantic action thriller adapted from the classic ghost story by Songling Pu. General Wang Chen (Kun Chen) rescues a beautiful young woman Xiaowei (Xun Zhou) from the scene of a battle and takes her into his household, little realising that Xiaowei is actually a fox spirit who feeds on human hearts and skins to maintain her youth and beauty, and plots to usurp the place of Wang's long-suffering wife Peirong (Wei Zhao). The romantic entanglements become increasingly complex and multi-layered as Wang's former boss Pang Yong (Donnie Yen) yearns for Peirong, and lizard spirit Xiao Yi (Yuwu Qi) hankers after Xiaowei.
Contains moderate violence, horror and sex
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