Huang Xuan (left) and Shota Sometani in a still from Legend of the Demon Cat (category IIA; Mandarin, Japanese), directed by Chen Kaige .

Film review: Legend of the Demon Cat – Chen Kaige’s supernatural murder mystery a visual feast with an unwieldy story

Visually dazzling but convoluted, this story of a black cat that puts a curse on the Chinese imperial court, and a poet and monk called to investigate, is a fever dream you can either surrender to or give up on

Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Huang Xuan (left) and Shota Sometani in a still from Legend of the Demon Cat (category IIA; Mandarin, Japanese), directed by Chen Kaige .
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