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She Starts The Fire (1992) (Blu-ray) (Hong Kong Version) Blu-ray Region A

Deanie Ip (Actor) | Carol Cheng (Actor) | Lawrence Cheng (Actor, Director) | Chingmy Yau (Actor)
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Chingmy Yau stars in She Starts The Fire, a fish-out-of-water comedy where the fish can set people on fire! Wendy (Chingmy Yau) arrives in Hong Kong to stay with her aunt Big Beer (Deannie Ip), who shares a space with her landlord Charles (Lawrence Cheng, who also directed). There's just one problem: Wendy can set things on fire with her mind. Her pyrokinetic powers are applied simultaneously with some bad luck, so the victim usually gets a double whammy of misfortune and charred flesh. Luckily, Wendy is too kind-heated and pure to use her gifts for personal gain. Unluckily, most people around her are selfish golddiggers who view Wendy's flaming abilities as a ticket to easy street. Soon everyone and their brother is after Wendy, including Charles's evil sister Tracy (Carol Cheng), and some evil gangsters. Eventually Wendy is going to discover she's being used. Will the shock cause her to fizzle or flame on? Chingmy Yau turns in a dynamite performance in this early-nineties Hong Kong laugher, and holds the screen thanks to her sexy presence and talent for wearing bright red hot pants. A laugh-a-minute screwball farce, She Starts The Fire is a perfect way to see Chingmy Yau set the screen - and other people - ablaze!

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Product Title: She Starts The Fire (1992) (Blu-ray) (Hong Kong Version) 噴火女郎 (1992) (Blu-ray) (香港版) 喷火女郎 (1992) (Blu-ray) (香港版) She Starts Fire She Starts The Fire (1992) (Blu-ray) (Hong Kong Version)
Artist Name(s): Deanie Ip (Actor) | Carol Cheng (Actor) | Lawrence Cheng (Actor) | Chingmy Yau (Actor) 葉德嫻 (Actor) | 鄭裕玲 (Actor) | 鄭丹瑞 (Actor) | 邱淑貞 (Actor) 叶德娴 (Actor) | 郑裕玲 (Actor) | 郑丹瑞 (Actor) | 邱淑贞 (Actor) 葉徳嫻(デニー・イップ) (Actor) | 鄭裕玲(ドゥドゥ・チェン) (Actor) | 鄭丹瑞(チェン・ダンソイ) (Actor) | 邱淑貞(チンミー・ヤウ) (Actor) Deanie Ip (Actor) | Carol Cheng (Actor) | Lawrence Cheng (Actor) | Chingmy Yau (Actor)
Director: Lawrence Cheng 鄭丹瑞 郑丹瑞 鄭丹瑞(チェン・ダンソイ) Lawrence Cheng
Producer: Wong Jing | Gordon Chan 王晶 | 陳 嘉上 王晶 | 陈 嘉上 王晶 (バリー・ウォン) | 陳嘉上(ゴードン・チャン) Wong Jing | 진가상
Blu-ray Region Code: A - Americas (North, Central and South except French Guiana), Korea, Japan, South East Asia (including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan) What is it?
Release Date: 2021-01-18
Language: Cantonese, Mandarin
Subtitles: English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese
Place of Origin: Hong Kong
Picture Format: [HD] High Definition What is it?
Disc Format(s): Blu-ray
Screen Resolution: 1080p (1920 x 1080 progressive scan)
Duration: 85 (mins)
Publisher: Panorama (HK)
Package Weight: 120 (g)
Shipment Unit: 1 What is it?
YesAsia Catalog No.: 1098911003

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出品人 林百欣
監製 / 編劇 王 晶 陳嘉上

《小男人週記3之吾家有喜》導演 / 編劇
導演 鄭丹瑞

領銜主演
鄭丹瑞 邱淑貞 鄭裕玲 葉德嫻

主演
黎小田 文 雋 黎彼得 葉漢良
曾近榮 陳慧儀 苑瓊丹

*** 首批附送 原裝電影海報咭 (乙張),數量有限,送完即止﹗***

叉燒(鄭丹瑞 飾)是楚天涯(黎小田 飾)的徒弟。楚的「超能研究中心」專門欺騙一些無知男女的金錢。叉燒的租客大啤(葉德嫻 飾)是媽媽生,她姨甥女雲雲(邱淑貞 飾)被下咒,每次生氣或動情便會噴火。大啤哄雲雲到夜總會當舞女。黑社會大佬炮哥看中雲雲,派人捉她去桌球室強姦,幸好雲雲用特異功能打退他們。叉燒的妹妹 Tracy(鄭裕玲 飾)在偶然間發現雲雲的超能力,並串同大啤和叉燒騙雲雲開設「消災解咒研究社」。雲雲知道後,一怒之下離開,法力全失……



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Average Customer Rating for All Editions of this Product: Customer Review Rated Bad 6 - 6 out of 10 (1)

Kevin Kennedy
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November 2, 2011

This customer review refers to She Starts The Fire (1992) (DVD) (Hong Kong Version)
Combustible Chingmy Customer Review Rated Bad 6 - 6 out of 10
"She Starts the Fire" proves that a movie that isn't particularly good still can be very entertaining. The movie is clumsily constructed, with subplots that go nowhere, characters that evaporate, and jokes that misfire, yet its zany comic energy overcomes its shortcomings. Lawrence Cheng both directs and stars; he plays Charles, a drone-like employee of a quack TV psychic.

Charles stumbles upon lovely Wendy (Chingmy Yau), a recently orphaned young woman who has journeyed to Hong Kong from the mainland in search of an aunt with whom she hopes to live. Wendy has a very unusual ability; when she becomes emotional, she psychically can start fires! (She also can predict future events and physically manipulate people with her mind.) As it turns out, the aunt whom Wendy seeks is renting a room in Charles's home and Wendy soon finds herself residing in the same abode. Immediately, people seek to exploit Wendy's looks and supernatural gifts. Her aunt (Deannie Yip) wants Wendy to work for her as a bargirl. Others want to put Wendy on TV to compete with Charles's boss. And Charles's unethical sister (DoDo Cheng), a down-on-her-luck plastic surgeon, just wants to sell her a boob job she clearly doesn't need. Poor Wendy just yearns for the simple life.

The conflicting agendas and wild characters are mined for lots of laughs. Chingmy Yau charms by downplaying her role, DoDo Cheng delights with a sexy comic appeal, and Deannie Yip almost steals the show with her bawdy, over-the-top energy. Watch for a hilarious cameo by Kingdom Yuen. "She Starts the Fire" surely isn't high art, but I had fun watching it.
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