Sex and Zen & a bullet in the head

the essential guide to Hong Kong"s mind-bending films by Stefan Hammond

Publisher: Simon & Schuster in New York

Written in English
Cover of: Sex and Zen & a bullet in the head | Stefan Hammond
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  • Motion pictures,
  • History and criticism,
  • Catalogs,
  • Martial arts films

Edition Notes

Other titlesSex and Zen and a bullet in the head.
StatementStefan Hammond & Mike Wilkins ; with a foreword by Jackie Chan
SeriesA Fireside book, A Fireside book
ContributionsWilkins, Mike
The Physical Object
Pagination272 s. :
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24945456M
ISBN 100684803410
ISBN 109780684803418
OCLC/WorldCa469331128

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The films listed in Stefan Hammond and Mike WIlkins' "Sex and Zen & A Bullet in the Head: The Essential Guide to Hong Kong's Mind-Bending Films." There are a lot of films mentioned in the book, but I am only including those films with either reviews within the main text or in the numerous capsule side reviews.

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The book is basically a film guide with short synopses of several hundred movies, but the films are arranged in chapters so that the authors can begin each. Sex and Zen & A Bullet in the Head 作者: Stefan Hammond 出版社: Fireside 副标题: The Essential Guide to Hong Kong's Mind-bending Films 出版年: 定价: USD 装 Author: Stefan Hammond.

Sex and Zen (Chinese: 玉蒲團之偷情寶鑑, "The Carnal Prayer Mat's Stash of Illicit Love") is a Hong Kong erotic sex comedy film directed by Michael Mak and starring Lawrence Ng and Amy film is loosely based on The Carnal Prayer Mat, a Chinese erotic novel by 17th century author and playwright Li Starring: Lawrence Ng, Kent Cheng, Amy Yip, Carrie Ng.

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Robotrix (Chinese 女机械人 pinyin: nǚ jīxièrén "Woman Robot") is a Hong Kong science fiction exploitation film directed by Jamie Luk Kin-ming and produced by the Golden Harvest Company. It features Taiwanese-American actor David Wu, Chikako Aoyama, kung fu expert Billy Chow, Hui Hsiao-dan, and the voluptuous soft-porn star Amy Yip.

The plot concerns a female police officer who is Starring: David Wu, Chikako Aoyama, Chung Lin, Billy. Find release information for Sex and Zen III () - on AllMovie.

Zen philosophy tells us that the great truth of the universe applies to all things at all times. Every moment of life, from guitar playing to working at the computer, to making love, offers a chance for Zen realization.

Just awaken to that truth, Zen masters say; how and where do not matter. Sex offers the same opportunity for enlightenment as anything else. Sex and Zen & a bullet in the head: Stefan Hammond; Mike Wilkins: Though underappreciated in contemporary film criticism, Bullet in the Head is a landmark in John Woo's career as a film director.

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3D Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy is a Hong Kong 3D erotic costume drama film directed by Christopher Suen and produced by Stephen was released in Hong Kong, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand on 14 April It is a new instalment of the Sex and Zen series and is loosely based on the 17th century Chinese novel The Carnal Prayer compared to the original film series, it Music by: Raymond Wong.

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