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Flirting Scholar (1993)
"Tang Bohu dian Qiuxiang" (original title)

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A scholar in search of true love. Disguising himself as a houseboy, he indentures himself to a rich family in order to pursue the ravishing servant girl who has stolen his heart.

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Madam Wah
Tiet Wo Chu
Jessica Hester Hsuan
Ying-Wai Ho
Vincent Kok ...
Tu Chuen-Chang
Bei-Dak Lai ...
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Kit Ying Lam ...
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Wai Lam ...
King Ning
Kin-Yan Lee
Ka-Yan Leung ...
Mo Chong-Yuen
Wing-Chung Leung
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A scholar in search of true love. Disguising himself as a houseboy, he indentures himself to a rich family in order to pursue the ravishing servant girl who has stolen his heart. Written by Towne 3, San Jose, Ca

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Tang Bohu dian Qiuxiang  »

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The face and the clothing of Tu Chuen-Chang is bloody before he verifies the painting of Tong Pak Foo. When he is looking the painting, his face is clean and his clothing is not bloody. See more »

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Very funny if you can speak Cantonese!!!!
9 January 2002 | by (boston, MA) – See all my reviews

The previous review is quite unfair. This movie can only be understood and hence enjoyed by Cantonese (not even by other Chinese). I laughed all the way. You will, if you can enjoy this kind of lower intelligent jokes (same level as Jim Carrey's). It has so many local jokes that I missed some since I left Hong Kong for a long time. I can feel they're funnier if I stayed in HK long enough. The performance is great for Chow. It is not a good role for Gong Li. It is a comedy rather than the serious roles she is usually in. Unlike some stars such as Chow Yun Fat, she is only good at certain roles. The song at the end is great and I believe it was copied from another movie with a similar name, which is a serious version of this movie.


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