Chinese Odyssey Part One: Pandora's Box (1996)

Chinese Odyssey Part One: Pandora's Box

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The famous Chinese novel Xi You Ji (also known as Journey to the West) was the basis for Hong Kong filmmaker Jeff Lau's flamboyant and rewarding two-part fantasy about the introduction of Buddhism to China. The film, gorgeous as it is, is primarily a parody of its source material, starring comedian Stephen Chiau as both Sun the Monkey King and his later incarnation, Joker. The story begins as the Goddess of Happiness banishes the Longevity Monk (Law Kar-ying) and his followers from Heaven … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Action & Adventure, Art House & International, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comedy
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Written By: Jeffrey Lau
On DVD: Feb 24, 1998
Runtime:

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