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Temptation of a Monk


China 1993, 112 minutes
Dir. Clara Law
In Mandarin with English subtitles
Rating: [R16]
Genres: Foreign Cinema, Drama / Epic, Martial Arts, War

Topics: Period - Middle Ages.


Aroview: Graphic chronicle of blood-letting by a fierce warrior general in 7th century China, that hews to the visual traditions of the classic Japanese samurai films, with the pulp flavour of a spaghetti western. Starring Joan Chen (speaking her native Mandarin) as a smitten princess.

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Dubbed Version.

  • aspect ratio: 4:3

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