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The Bride with White Hair

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The Bride With White Hair

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
performer:
Leslie Cheung
genre:
Foreign Language

We gave it an A-

A huge Hong Kong hit that had a limited Stateside release, The Bride with White Hair is a delirious kung-fu fairy tale of a handsome warrior (Leslie Cheung) who defends his clan against a decadent cult while falling in love with a mysterious wolf girl (Brigitte Lin Ching Hsia) looks sumptuous in this wide-screen edition. Director Ronny Yu’s lushly cinematic spectacle deftly blends the balletic, supernatural, and sentimental with fantastical characters — particularly a sadistic Siamese twin brother-and-sister combo who give kinkiness a new kick. A-

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