About the film
fox spirit 3rd century
Release Date: September 25, 2008
|Genres||:||Fantasy, Action, Drama, Thriller|
|Production Companies||:||Golden Sun Films, Ningxia Film Studio, Shanghai Film Group|
|Writers||:||Gordon Chan, Pu Songling, Lau Ho-leung, Abe Kwong|
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 demon falls in love with the general.