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Lai Shi, China's Last Eunuch (1987)

Zhong Guo zui hou yi ge tai jian (original title)
Affected by traditional values, young Lai Shi had himself castrated in order to become a eunuch to the Manchu Emperor. But the Dynasty collapsed promtly after, and Lai Shi was forced to ... See full summary »

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Han-Ming
Siu Chung Mok ...
Lai Shi
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Opera Boss
Irene Wan ...
Tsou-Ti
Ching-Ying Lam ...
Chiang Fu
Ya-Lei Kuei
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Anthony Chan ...
Interpreter for the Japanese
Yu-Jing Chen
Alfred Cheung ...
Man on Horse
En-chun Chiao
Chin-chiang Chou
Tat Wah Fok
Han Hsieh
Pingxiang Hu
Bo-yan Hui
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Affected by traditional values, young Lai Shi had himself castrated in order to become a eunuch to the Manchu Emperor. But the Dynasty collapsed promtly after, and Lai Shi was forced to lead a struggling life as a 'half man' outside the palace. But his lovingness and spirit of sacrifice made him win true love. Written by Gigi Tam <gigitam@hkstar.com>

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China's Last Eunuch  »

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