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    Unique ID Code: 0000055200
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 2/11/2003 14:08
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    Chinese Ghost Story, A (UK)

    8 / 10
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    A truly berserk supernatural spectacular
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 92 mins
    Retail Price: £16.99
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    A Chinese Ghost Story combines the extraordinary talents of producer Tsui Hark, director Ching Sui Tung and Hong Kong screen idols Leslie Cheung and Joi Wang in a truly berserk supernatural spectacular. Rich with breathtaking SFX, mind-blowing combat scenes, razor-sharp editing and incredible lead performances, A Chinese Ghost Story demolishes all genre boundaries. An enormous box office hit, it spawned numerous spin-offs but remains head and shoulders above all pale imitations.

    Special Features:
    Feature length audio commentary with Hong Kong cinema expert Bey Logan. Interviews with director Ching Siu-tung, star Wu Ma, and producer Tsui Hark. Trailer archive. Fully animated themed menus.

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 Cantonese

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Siu-Tung Ching

    Written By:

    Ma Wu
    Joey Wong
    Leslie Cheung

    Soundtrack By:
    James Wong
    Romeo Díaz

    Director of Photography:
    Wing-Hung Wong
    Hang-Sang Poon
    Putang Liu
    Jiaogao Li
    Sander Lee
    Tom Lau
    Yongheng Huang

    David Wu

    Costume Designer:
    Huiying He
    Gufang Chen

    Production Designer:
    Zhongwen Xi

    Hark Tsui
    Qianqing Liu

    Executive Producer:
    Zhong Zheng

    Hong Kong Legends

    Your Opinions and Comments

    9 / 10
    I absolutely love this film. An insane mix of ghosts, comedy and action, this shouldn`t work but does so brilliantly. The acting is spot on with Leslie Cheung and Joey Wong in top form. What makes the film so memorable is the haunting soundtrack, super fast editing and the final half hour where you have some awesome and bizarre supernatural fights.
    The DVD gives us a crisp picture and soundtrack. The features aren`t very exciting but its defintely worth buying for the film alone. Highly recommended.
    posted by morpheus177 on 13/2/2004 18:55