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The King of Masks (Bian Lian) (1996)

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Starring
Renying Zhou Renying Zhou
Gou Wa (Doggie)
Xu Zhu Xu Zhu
Bianlian Wang


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Description: The King of Masks tells a tale steeped in ancient tradition, simultaneously challenging the sociosexual inequity still plaguing China today. On the streets of Szechuan Province in the 1930s, the aged King of Masks, sole living master of "change-face" opera, delights and frightens audiences with the secret art of lightning-quick mask-shifting. His fondest wish is to pass on his skill to a male heir before he dies. Famous female impersonator Liang Sao Lang craves knowledge of the king's secret technique, offering to relieve the old man's poverty by taking him into his opera troupe. The king declines: what sort of heir wo ... (more)
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