Now stranded five centuries into the past, Joker becomes reacquainted with the importance of the Longevity Monk’s journey to help suffering people, and finally agrees to become the Monkey King again and complete the journey to the west with his master.
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A Chinese Odyssey - Part Two: CinderellaDirected byJeffrey Lau
It’s an unexpectedly profound blend of wacky comedy and existential melancholy. It’s the acme of the mo lei tau genre, the high point at which its absurdity becomes elevated to something like a philosophy of life.
It's more than just wacky wuxia. It's a concept that could blow your mind. Imagine the 3 Stooges trying to explain the rise of Christianity in America while going 'Back to the Future'. You can't imagine it. It's just too much, and yet this movie works if you have the patience and don't mind a little slapstick humor. Both movies are very funny.