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Lai Shi, China's Last Eunuch (1987)

Chung Gwok jui hau yat goh tai gam (original title)
Affected by traditional values, young Lai Shi had himself castrated in order to become a eunuch to the Manchu Emperor. But the Dynasty collapsed promtly after, and Lai Shi was forced to ... See full summary »

Writers:

Wai Chan (story), Chi Leung 'Jacob' Cheung (story) | 1 more credit »
5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Andy Lau ... Han-Ming
Siu Chung Mok ... Lai Shi
Sammo Kam-Bo Hung ... Opera Boss
Irene Wan ... Tsou-Ti
Ching-Ying Lam ... Chiang Fu
Ah-Lei Gua ... (as Ya-Lei Kuei)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anthony Chan ... Interpreter for the Japanese
Yu-Jing Chen Yu-Jing Chen
Alfred Cheung ... Man on Horse
En-Chun Chiao
Chin-Chiang Chou Chin-Chiang Chou
Tat Wah Fok Tat Wah Fok
Han Hsieh
Pingxiang Hu Pingxiang Hu
Bo-yan Hui Bo-yan Hui
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Storyline

Affected by traditional values, young Lai Shi had himself castrated in order to become a eunuch to the Manchu Emperor. But the Dynasty collapsed promtly after, and Lai Shi was forced to lead a struggling life as a 'half man' outside the palace. But his lovingness and spirit of sacrifice made him win true love. Written by Gigi Tam <gigitam@hkstar.com>

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Details

Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | Mandarin

Release Date:

4 March 1988 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Zhong Guo zui hou yi ge tai jian See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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