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Spider Lilies (2007)
"Ci qing" (original title)

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When Jade, a web-cam girl visits Takeko's tattoo studio she becomes entranced with the image of the spider lily and with Takeko as well. In order to get closer to the object of her desire, ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jade
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Takeko
Kris Shen ...
Ching (as Jian-hung Shen)
Jay Shih ...
Adong (as Yuan-chieh Shih)
Ping-han Hsieh ...
David
Michio Hayashida ...
Sensei Yoshi
Ivy Yi-Han Chen ...
Jen (as Yi Han Chen)
Chih-Ying Pai ...
Young Jade
Hsiu Li ...
Jade's Grandmother
Tsui-Yee Wong ...
Takeko's mother
Cheng-Ju Shan ...
Takeko's father
Sam Wang ...
Sanatorium nursemaid
Yu-Chieh Cheng ...
Senior investigator A
Jian-Wei Huang ...
Senior investigator B
Chieh Chang ...
Student with knife
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When Jade, a web-cam girl visits Takeko's tattoo studio she becomes entranced with the image of the spider lily and with Takeko as well. In order to get closer to the object of her desire, Jade asks Takeko to give her the same lily tattoo, challenging Takeko's monastic existence and opening up memories which threaten to tear the two women apart. Written by Anonymous

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Deep story
9 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Spider Lilies has a deep content. It talks about how much people can remember the past and continue to pursue it. Leong is trapped in what happened in the past whereas Yeung is also trapped by her own past. The fate brought these 2 together and helped each other to build their future together from the past they shared. The story is strong but the acting is kind of weak. Not much chemistry between these two. There is not much going on when they get intimate with each other. It is not convincing the two share the same passion. I guess that is the major drawback in the film. It was sweet and bitter when the film showed their past. There is actually more emotion involved and more convincing with their past. Overall, it is a nice movie to watch.


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