Sien nui yau wan (A Chinese Ghost Story)
Sien nui yau wan (A Chinese Ghost Story) (1987)

Legendary Hong Kong producer/director Tsui Hark and filmmaker Ching Siutung combine forces in this high-flying supernatural romance classic. Ning Caichen (Leslie Cheung) is a lowly tax collector who takes refuge for the night at the spooky… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 12, 2000
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Gerry Shamray
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Fantastic mix of comedy, horror, and romance.

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One of the classics of the Chinese fantasy genre. required viewing for any fan of Chinese cinema.

Flixster Audience Score: 86% Flixster User Reviews
xGary Xx
A naive young scholar is seduced by a beautiful spirit and joins forces with a retired swordsman to return her remains home and free her soul for reincarnation.… More
Candy Rose
Leslie is brilliant in this film. He died too young.
Carlos Magalh„es
This is an odd movie that blends horror and slapstick humor quite efficiently, though the musical numbers are embarrassing and the ending is a bit frustrating.… More
Walter M.
[color=darkslateblue]"A Chinese Ghost Story" is about a traveling collector who wanders into a haunted temple a few miles east of town. There he… More
Steve K
Crazy fun.
Panta Oz
A Chinese Ghost Story or "The Eternal Spirit of a Beauty" is a Hong Kong romantic comedy horror film starring Leslie Cheung, Joey Wong, and Wu Ma,… More