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THE GOLDEN MONK

In competition

Sunday, July 22nd, 2018, 12.00 h.
Cinema Vigatà
5 euros

MOVIE DETAILS

Hong Kong-China, 2017
Director: Billy Chung, Wong Jing
Cast: Zheng Kai, Evonne Hsieh, Law Kar-Ying, Mao Junjie
Language: Cantonese (With Catalan and English Subtitles) / Runtime: 90 min.

PLOT

At Xuanguang Temple there is a Buddhist monk with supernatural powers that realises he’s the reincarnation of the Golden Boy, who was expelled from heaven for breaking a sacred rule. He fell in love with a fairy named Jade. He’s sent to Earth to experience life and death a hundred times.

This utterly imaginative film is touched by the magic wand of Wong Jing’s unpredictable humour, influenced by legendary, romantic and action films such as A Chinese Ghost Story.

International Premiere


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