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陳夢吉計破脂粉陣 (1975)
Carry on Con Men


Reviewed by: sharkeysbar
Date: 11/28/2005
Summary: what the?*#%@?

Oh boy what a film, I am still trying to figure this one out. Totally bizarre springs to mind, but don't get me wrong, it is very very funny. This film changes direction often, it is part morality tale, part slapstick, part naughty, more part naughty and mainly, very very funny, though you may never want to eat sesame candy ever again. Nor ever look at jade again in the same, serious, artistic light.
The two lead roles (Liang Tien & Chang Ying) are in competition (never really explained why), teaching people lesson (including each other), but when the going gets tough, they join forces. This film made me laugh and laugh, it appealed to my sense of humour, though it is a 30 year old film this year. The climax in a brothel (pardon the pun) is totally over the top but is superbly funny.