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Histoire de fantômes chinois
(Sien nui yau wan)

by CHING Siu-tung & TSUI Hark

Histoire de Fantômes chinois

Ning is a young, bumbling tax inspector. One evening, fleeing from a pack of wolves, he takes refuge in an abandoned temple. There, he meets the lovely and bewitching Hsiao-tsing. But he is unaware that the place is the haunt of demons that Yen, a Taoist priest and master is combatting. A Chinese Ghost Story is not only a tribute to the ghost film genre (inspired, in fact, by Li Han-hsiang’s The Enchanting Shadow) but also one of its finest achievements. Produced by Tsui Hark and directed by Ching Siu-tung, one of Hong Kong’s greatest choreographers (The Killer, Hero, The House of Flying Daggers), this cult film – funny, dark and poetic – harbours multiple registers: the wu xia pan, the love (if not erotic) story and even musical comedy. MM

  • Titre français
    Histoire de fantômes chinois
  • Original title
    Sien nui yau wan
  • Titre international
    Chinese Ghost Story
  • Scénario
    Pu Songling, Yuen Gai Chi
  • Photo
    Lau Moon-tong
  • Montage
    David Wu
  • Musique
    Romeo Díaz, James Wong
  • Interprétation
    Leslie Cheung, Joey Wang
  • Producteur délégué
    Claudie Chung Jan, Liu Qiangqing
  • Ventes internationales
    Golden Princess Amusement Co Ltd
  • Support de projection
    DCP
  • Sous-titrage
    VOST électronique
  • Ratio
    1:85

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