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Sex and Zen (1991)
"Yu pu tuan: Tou qing bao jian" (original title)

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A recently married scholar goes on a quest for knowledge of other people's wives, based on his philosophical differences with the Sack Monk. He encounters the Flying Thief, who agrees to ... See full summary »

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Lawrence Ng ...
Mei Yeung-Sheng
Kent Cheng ...
Dr. Tin Chan
Rena Murakami ...
Fa Sun (as Tomoko Ino)
Lieh Lo ...
Chor Kun-Lun
Amy Yip ...
Huk-Yeung / Chau-Yin
Isabella Chow ...
Shui Chu
Carrie Ng ...
Mistress Ku
Mari Ayukawa
Elvis Tsui ...
Wong Chut (as Xu Jin-Jiang)
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A recently married scholar goes on a quest for knowledge of other people's wives, based on his philosophical differences with the Sack Monk. He encounters the Flying Thief, who agrees to help him find women, but only if he attains a penis as big as a horse's. The scholar has a surgeon attach said unit, and he's off and running on his mission, only to find that there are obstacles to his new lifestyle, such as jealous husbands and treacherous females. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Rated R for strong sexual content | See all certifications »

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30 November 1991 (Hong Kong)  »

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$396,003 (USA)
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An Erotic Adventure
17 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a Category Three film from Hong Kong, and it is explicit in its nudity, carnal desires and all around perversion. What sets it apart from similar films is the production values. The cinematography is very good, the movie is vividly colorful. The film has a general good rhythm to it. It is unabashedly erotic, both with the male and female characters. At the time, this film had to be a revelation, but it still holds up today as a sexually charged drama/comedy. The rating I gave can be anything, meaning it all depends on what you're looking for in this genre. Suffice to say, everyone looks great (especially the beautiful Amy Yip) and the film was a deserved success when it was released. If you're adventurous, check it out.


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