Xiaowei, a fox spirit who feasts on human hearts to maintain her youthful appearance, falls in love with Gen. Wang Sheng.
- Mystery & thriller, Drama
Painted Skin: The Resurrection Photos View All Photos (28) Movie Info. Xiaowei searches for a freely given heart in order to become human, while Princess Jing dons a man's armor to search for her ...
- Mystery & thriller
Painted Skin is based on one of Pu Songling's classic short stories in Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio. Zhou Xun stars as Xiao Wei, a fox spirit that feasts on human hearts in order to maintain her lovely, youthful appearance. When General Wang Sheng (Chen Kun) 'rescues' her from a band of bandits and brings her home, trouble brews as the ...
Synopsis. According to demon lore, it takes hundreds of years to attain human form. Even then, lacking a human heart, a demon cannot experience the true pains and passions of existence. However, there is a legend that if a pure human heart is freely offered to a demon, it can become a mortal and experience true life. Sequel of Painted Skin (2008).
by Ileana Derouin-Loando. Painted Skin 2 is a particularly interesting take on a romance and action plot. The main focuses of the film are acceptance, beauty, and love. Women are the lead and powerful roles in the story—not the men. The film also deals with the supernatural. These elements help create the interesting plot.
Feb 16, 2019 · Painted Skin. In the Tang dynasty, China, sometime between AD 785 and 855, a man named Shen Wang lived with his wife and son at a bungalow in the west side of the Capital, Chang’an. Wang was a philanthropy-minded person. He planted a large area of elms and built several thatched huts to shelter passing travelers from the wind, rain, and sun.
Fantasy/Romance Cast: Donnie Yen, Zhou Xun, Zhao WeiLeading his force of knights home from battle, General Wang (Chen Kun) saves a beautiful girl, Mei-ling...
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