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A Chinese Odyssey Part Two: Cinderella (1995)

Sai yau gei: Sin leui kei yun (original title)
The convoluted continuation of the adventures of the time-traveling, now-human Monkey King, who attempts to fulfill his divine destiny.

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This sequel to "Pandora's Box" continues director Jeffrey Lau's adaptation of the Buddhism saga "Journey to the West". Stranded five centuries in the past, Joker Monkey King must battle a variety of monsters, seductive women and super-powered villains to save the dying Pak Jing-Jing. Written by Anonymous

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4 February 1995 (Hong Kong)  »

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Athena Chu (Zixia) and Stephen Chow (Joker) had actually been in a relationship since first encounter in the movie "Fight Back to School 2" in 1992. However, it soon ended after 3 years. "Journey to the West part 2: Cinderella" was their last film together. See more »

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great second part
23 June 2007 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This second part doesn't waste time in continuing the story. No summary of the first part which would be have been very welcome. Since the plot of this part is even more chaotic and confusing. But even then everything is still as enjoyable as the first part. The typical Stephen Chow humor is solid and hilarious as ever although I must admit that the first movie was funnier. But that is not criticism just a matter of taste and preference. Again Stephen Chow and director Jeffrey Lau succeed in combining different genres. Although it has to be said that they did a better job of this in Pandora's Box. The serious love theme isn't as convincing as it was in the first part (mainly because of the confusing plot). Despite this flaw everything is wrapped up nicely to everybody's satisfaction! If you ever had doubts about Stephen Chow's brilliance surely A Chinese Odyssey should prove to you that his Shaolin Soccer and Kung Fu Hustle weren't flukes. After having seen many of his movies it is safe to say he has been very consistent and perhaps not been given enough credit for what he has brought to Hong Kong Cinema.


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