A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)

A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)

Released: 1987
Genre: action, Country, fantasy, Genre, horror
Director: Siu-Tung Ching
Starring: Wu Ma, Joey Wang, Leslie Cheung,
Run time: 98 min
IMDb: 7.5/10
Country: Hong Kong
Views: 62174

Synopsis

Ning Tsai-Shen, a humble tax collector, arrives in a small town to carry out his work. Unsurprisingly, no-one is willing to give him shelter for the night, so he ends up spending the night in the haunted Lan Ro temple. There, he meets Taoist Swordsman Yen Che-Hsia, who warns him to stay out of trouble, and the beautiful Nieh Hsiao-Tsing, with whom he falls in love. Unfortunately, Hsiao-Tsing is a ghost, bound for all eternity by a hideous tree spirit with an incredibly long tongue that wraps itself round its victims and sucks out their life essence (or ‘yang element’)…
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Michael Brooke <[email protected]>

Public on February 20, 2021

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