A Chinese Ghost Story

This delirious supernatural fantasy focuses on the relationship between a young tax collector (Leslie Cheung) and a seductive female ghost he meets in a haunted temple. He joins a Taoist hermit to storm the gates of Hell in order to bring his new girlfriend to human form. Based on the novel by Songling Pu.

Year: 1987
Genre: Comedy Romance, Hong Kong Cinema, Foreign Language Films, Fantasy Films, Best of the 1980s, Martial Arts, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Supernatural
Country: Hong Kong
Director: Tony Ching Siu-Tung
Starring: Leslie Cheung, Joi Wang, Liu Zhaoming, Wu Ma
Duration: 93 Minutes
Rating: PG
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Foreign (Hong Kong)



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