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Fa hou yuet yuen (2004)

A long anticipated princess is born to a Chinese Emperor and his wife. However, their joy turns to bewilderment when it is found that the princess suffers from an unusual birth defect-- an ... See full synopsis »

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... Shum Mong Kai
... Heung / Princess
... Master Physician
... Fishy
... Big Fish
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... Prince
Jiaolong Sun ... General on tower
Min Wu ... Prostitute
... Empress
... Contestant
... Emperor
Nan Zhou ... Small Fish
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A long anticipated princess is born to a Chinese Emperor and his wife. However, their joy turns to bewilderment when it is found that the princess suffers from an unusual birth defect-- an overpowering body odor. The princess grows up in a happily naive seclusion until she reaches a marriageable age. When attempts to marry her off fall flat, the desperate royal family initiates a competition to cure her of her mysterious malady and the winner will claim the princess as his wife.

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5 February 2004 (Hong Kong)  »

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Elixir of Love  »

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Phoenix Sing in Harmony
Performed by Miriam Yeung
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Winner takes all.
7 July 2007 | by See all my reviews

A frantic royal family seeks to regain its honor by marrying off its young princess. But finding her a prospective mate who is up to snuff is the least of their worries; finding anyone who can bear to be in the same room with her is downright impossible owing to her unfortunate and mysterious birth defect-- an incomprehensible bodily odor. At their wits' end, the emperor and empress send a proclamation throughout their land to find the man who can cure her and become her husband. Enter an aspiring aromatherapist, Richie Jen (here listed Richie Ren), who is driven by a passion to validate his life's work. But he isn't the only one who has set his sights on the prize-- there's plenty of other palace intrigue going on beneath surface. But, with the aid of a young woman played by Miriam Yeung and her fishmonger friends, Jen(Ren)is determined he can succeed.

Light weight comedy with some moments of downright silliness and beautiful costumes and sets.


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