A woman (Joey Wang) is cursed with beauty in China and becomes prey for men. Raped by the prefect of her ballet school and sent to work camp, she escapes to decadent Hong Kong by marrying a... See full summary »
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A woman (Joey Wang) is cursed with beauty in China and becomes prey for men. Raped by the prefect of her ballet school and sent to work camp, she escapes to decadent Hong Kong by marrying a wealthy banker. She finds herself drawn to sadomasochistic affairs and in flashbacks discovers she is the reincarnation of a famous courtesan of ancient China.
Vengeance of a reincarnated beauty from ancient times.
Joey Wong is incredibly lovely as a girl who grew up during the Cultural Revolution and was abused because of her beauty, e.g., being raped and then charged with seducing men. Eager to leave China, she marries a wealthy Hong Kong businessman. She is troubled by subliminal impulses, as well as vivid dreams, of an ancient time when, as the Golden Lotus, she was defiled and killed. She senses that, as the reincarnation of the courtesan in her dreams, she will exact revenge on the three men from the ancient past who reappear in her life in China and again in Hong Kong. One dilemma is the would-be hero who lacked the courage to save her in her visions and in her recent life in China.
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