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Painted Skin

Certificate 15
( Hua Pi )
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Genre: Action thriller, Romance, Asian, Feature, Foreign Director: Gordon Chan Released: 2008
Runtime: 103 minutes Language: Mandarin Distributor: Metrodome Distribution
Donnie Yen, Xun Zhou, Kun Chen, Wei Zhao, Betty Sun, Yuwu Qi, Che Kim Fai, David Leong
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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