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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
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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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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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Rap battle before it was cool in poem style!
31 July 2014 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

This is a must watch for all Stephen Chow fans and I highly recommend this for everyone that loves random comedy. The characters were compelling, the story was surprisingly not so predictable like thought from the beginning and the dialogues were well crafted. I really enjoyed this movie because it was very entertaining and there were so many new ways of making me laugh which was great.

The movie is about a noble scholar who is not pleased with his gambling wives, because they play majhong all day. Stephen Chow's character in this movie can paint, sing and write poems. Then later he and his scholar friends sees this girl whose beauty outshines all other girls near her and then the Scholars try to disguise themselves just to get near her in weird but funny ways. The girl comes from a rival family which hates his family. So he tries to find a way inside to approach her without being noticed. But there is much more than just romance and comedy, so I highly recommend this hilarious movie to everyone.

The movie wasn't as slow as I thought. Stephen Chow is just pure awesome in his genius way of making his audience laugh out loud.


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