The Golden Lotus

The Golden Lotus (1974)

1974
October 8, 2020

Golden Lotus is based, in part, on Jin Ping Mei, a famous erotic novel of ancient China. Li Han-Hsiang adapted part of the story into this film, which starts with Hsi Men Ching, a successful merchant, wooing Pan Chin Lien, the beautiful wife of one of the townspeople. There have been many film versions of “The Golden Lotus”, but none have combined artistry with sensuality as successfully as this 1974 classic, featuring three of the […]

Sex and Zen III (1998)

1998

The plot follows new prostitutes Susan (Karen Yeung), Fanny (Tung Yi), and Chinyun (Chung Chun), who are inducted into the Fragrance House brothel where they are trained in the ways of lovemaking by their veteran madam Tall Kau. Eventually, all three enter circulation where Susan is crowned the top prize and becomes enamored of budding scholar Chu Chi-Ang. Fanny is jealous beyond all means and though she’s bought by famous horse trader Sir Lui (Category […]

Lady in Heat (1999)

1999

An anthology of three erotic stories. In the first story (“Pink Encounter”), a salesman is unable to control his libido as a customer takes off all her clothes to test out a bathtub for sale. The second story (“House For Rent”) features two couples who are sexually unsatisfied until they get the idea to first cheat on each other’s partner and later, when they learn of each other’s infidelity, to ultimately switch partners. In the […]