The GW Confucius Institute will be screen classic Chinese movies throughout the fall. Following the movie screenings, there will be an open discussion of the movie. Popcorn and soda will be served.
RSVP Required Due to Limited Space
Release Date: 1987
Director: Ching Siu-Tung
Starring: Leslie Cheung, Joey Wong, Wu Ma, Siu-Ming Lau
Synopsis: The film is adapted from "Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio", which is a collection of classic Chinese stories written by Pu Songling during the Qing Dynasty. After the villages citizens are unwilling to house him, Ning Tsai-Shen, a tax collector, has to seek shelter in the haunted Lan Ro temple for a night. While staying in the temple, Ning Tsai-shen meets a Taoist swordsman named Yen Che-Hsia and Nieh Hsiao-Tsing, a beautiful ghost bound for all eternity by an evil tree spirit.