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22 Ratings

Wu yen

Chung mo yim

Directed by Johnnie To, Wai Ka-Fai
Hong Kong, 2001
Comedy, Action, Gay & Lesbian


Cheung Wu Yen can battle with the best of warriors, men or women, but she’s saddled with a birthmark on her face that makes her feel self-conscious.

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Wu yen Directed by Johnnie To, Wai Ka-Fai

Awards & Festivals

Hong Kong Film Awards

2002 | Winner: Best Art Direction

2002 | 2 nominations including: Best Actress

Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards

2002 | Winner: Best Actress

What are people saying?

  • nrh's rating of the film Wu yen

    milkyway's best new year's comedy of the 2000s was a screwball love triangle between anita mui (emperor), sammi cheng (peasant girl turned love-cursed empress) and cecilia chung (gender ambiguous forest spirit). lots of physical comedy and verbal acrobatics, but mostly a warm and loving tribute to three of the most talented actresses of recent years (rip anita mui) and the gender madness of classic hong kong cinema.

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