She Starts the Fire (1992)

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Chingmy Yau plays a woman with telekinetic powers who comes to visit her other relatives after her mom dies. She runs across a family that works in a nightclub, an aunt who's an aging club ... See full summary »


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4 January 2009 | crossbow0106
6
| A Passable Slapstick Comedy
This film is about Wendy, who can start fire as well as do other things due to a curse on her family. She has one surviving aunt, a nightclub worker nicknamed Big Beer, whom she goes to live with in Hong Kong. Her power is harnessed for certain things, good and greed. This slapstick comedy is nonsense but its pretty good nonsense. There is no morality play here, just a bunch of sight gags and all around silliness. Wendy is played by Chingmy Yau, who at times looks breathtaking in this film. You can't be too critical on a film like this, its aim is low and it hits its mark. If you like slapstick comedy, its not great but it will pass the time.

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Genres

Action | Comedy

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Release Date:

17 September 1992

Language

Cantonese


Country of Origin

Hong Kong

Filming Locations

Hong Kong, China

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