Sex and Zen

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"Banned for 400 years! The most notorious of China's three great erotic sagas – revealed on the screen for the first time."
  • R
  • 1993
  • 1 hr 39 min
  • 5.6  (2,121)
  • 58

A Chinese comedy starring Lawrence Ng and Amy Yip. This story is about a scholar who challenges the moral teachings of a Sack Monk. The monk tries to teach the scholar about spiritual enlightenment and how it transcends passions of the flesh. However, the scholar loves women, and has an overactive sexual appetite. The scholar is fortunate when the most powerful man in town agrees for him to marry his daughter. But the daughter has been taught that sex is dirty and is a virgin. She is afraid of sex and does not look forward to the wedding night. The wedding night turns out to be a disaster. However,the scholar is soon able to introduce his wife to the joys of sexual pleasure. The scholar leaves his wife for a time to continue to learn more about how to reach a higher level of sexual pleasure. His wife begins to miss him, and takes up with the gardener. Through a series of strange events, the scholar and his wife are finally reunited in a very different setting.

Sex and Zen
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A Chinese comedy starring Lawrence Ng and Amy Yip. This story is about a scholar who challenges the moral teachings of a Sack Monk. The monk tries to teach the scholar about spiritual enlightenment and how it transcends passions of the flesh. However, the scholar loves women, and has an overactive sexual appetite. The scholar is fortunate when the most powerful man in town agrees for him to marry his daughter. But the daughter has been taught that sex is dirty and is a virgin. She is afraid of sex and does not look forward to the wedding night. The wedding night turns out to be a disaster. However,the scholar is soon able to introduce his wife to the joys of sexual pleasure. The scholar leaves his wife for a time to continue to learn more about how to reach a higher level of sexual pleasure. His wife begins to miss him, and takes up with the gardener. Through a series of strange events, the scholar and his wife are finally reunited in a very different setting.

Sex and Zen is a 1993 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 39 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.6 and a MetaScore of 58.

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  • Release Date
    1993
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 39 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.6  (2,121)
  • Metascore
    58