Sex and Zen

Sex and Zen (1991)

Banned for 400 years! The most notorious of China's three great erotic sagas – revealed on the screen for the first time.

  • Genre: Drama, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
  • Release Date: 1991-11-30
  • User Rating: 5.7/10 from 47 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 39min
  • Language: 广州话 / 廣州話
  • Production Company: Orange Sky Golden Harvest
  • Production Country: Hong Kong
  • Director: Michael Mak
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From 47 Ratings


A recently married scholar goes on a quest for knowledge of other people's wives, based on his philosophical differences with the Sack Monk. He encounters the Flying Thief, who agrees to help him find women, but only if he attains a penis as big as a horse's. The scholar has a surgeon attach said unit, and he's off and running on his mission, only to find that there are obstacles to his new lifestyle, such as jealous husbands and treacherous females.

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  • Lawrence Ng

    as Wei Yang Sheng / Yan Ching
  • Kent Cheng

    as Tian Can Zi / Tin Chan
  • Elvis Tsui

    as Wang Qi / Wong Chut
  • Amy Yip

    as Yu Xiang / Chou Yin
  • Isabelle Chow Wang

    as Rui Zhu / Shui Chu
  • Rena Murakami

    as Hua Chen
  • Carrie Ng

    as Gu Xian Niang / Mistress Ku
  • Lo Lieh

    as Cat Burglar Sai Kunlun
  • Tien Feng

    as Master Iron Gate / Lord Iron Doors
  • Au Wai-Yee

  • Poon Ka Tak

  • Ryoko Shinmura

    as Nosy neighbour
  • Mari Ayukawa

    as Wang Qi’s wife
  • Tang Yat-Lung

  • Lo Duen

    as Sack monk
  • Peter Ngor

    as Yan Ching's foot [body double]
  • John Cheung Chan-Sang

  • Frank Liu Zong-Ji

  • Chun Kwai-Bo

    as Brothel servant
Production Virginia Lok Production Coordinator
Directing Michael Mak Director
Writing Alexander Lee Dialogue
Writing Yu Li Novel
Crew Johnny Mak Presenter
Production Stephen Shiu Producer
Crew Peter Ngor Cinematography
Editing Poon Hung Editor
Writing Lee Ying-Git Writer
Art Raymond Lee King-Man Art Direction
Lighting Andy Kwong Ting-Wo Lighting Technician
Costume & Make-Up Fung Shui-Lin Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Chau Siu-Mui Hairstylist
Sound Joseph Chan Wing-Leung Music
Costume & Make-Up Lo Shui-Lin Makeup Artist
Directing Ting Hin-Lam Assistant Director
Directing Amy Choi Suk-Yin Script Supervisor
Directing Amy Choi Suk-Yin Assistant Director
Production Eric Tang Chung-Miu Production Manager
Production Arthur Wong Production Manager
Production Yu Kin-Shing Production Manager