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Tang Bohu dian Qiuxiang (1993)

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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Lik-Chi Lee
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Cast

Credited cast:
Stephen Chow ... Tong Pak Foo
Li Gong ... Chen Heung
Pak-Cheung Chan ... Chuck Chi-Shan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fai-Hung Chan Fai-Hung Chan
Pei-Pei Cheng ... Madam Wah
Mimi Chu ... Chussy
Tiet Wo Chu
Jessica Hester Hsuan
Ying-Wai Ho Ying-Wai Ho
Vincent Kok ... Tu Chuen-Chang
Bei-Dak Lai Bei-Dak Lai ... Teacher
Kit Ying Lam ... Wife of Tong Pak Foo
Wai Lam ... King Ning
Kin-Yan Lee Kin-Yan Lee
Ka-Yan Leung ... Mo Chong-Yuen
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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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Comedy | Romance

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Country:

Hong Kong | China

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

1 July 1993 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Flirting Scholar See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

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 pbtipsSee 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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