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A CHINESE GHOST STORY

Sien nui yau wan

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Directed by Ching Siu-Tung
Hong Kong, 1987
Comedy, Horror

Synopsis

Ning Tsai-Shen, a humble tax collector, arrives in a small town to carry out his work. No-one is willing to give him shelter for the night, so he ends up in the haunted Lan Ro temple. There, he meets Taoist Swordsman Yen Che-Hsia, and the beautiful Nieh Hsiao-Tsing, with whom he falls in love.

Synopsis

Ning Tsai-Shen, a humble tax collector, arrives in a small town to carry out his work. No-one is willing to give him shelter for the night, so he ends up in the haunted Lan Ro temple. There, he meets Taoist Swordsman Yen Che-Hsia, and the beautiful Nieh Hsiao-Tsing, with whom he falls in love.

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A Chinese Ghost StoryDirected byChing Siu-Tung

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Awards & Festivals

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Golden Horse Film Festival
1987 | 4 wins including: Best Supporting Actor
Hong Kong Film Awards
1988 | 3 wins including: Best Art Direction
1988 | 9 nominations including: Best Picture
Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival
1987 | Winner: Best Special Effects

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