Wu Hsing-kuo and Joan Chen, with shaved head, in a still from Temptation of a Monk, Hong Kong director Clara Law’s martial arts film about a Tang dynasty general who murders a prince, repents, and converts to Buddhism.

When Joan Chen was persuaded to shave her head to play an assassin in Hong Kong martial arts film Temptation of a Monk

  • Filmmaker Clara Law convinced actress she would look good with no hair in her 1993 film about a Tang dynasty general who murders a prince and repents
  • In an interview at film’s premiere, Law, asked about its monumental landscapes, said she wanted to convey the idea that the people and the landscape are one
Topic |   Hong Kong film
Wu Hsing-kuo and Joan Chen, with shaved head, in a still from Temptation of a Monk, Hong Kong director Clara Law’s martial arts film about a Tang dynasty general who murders a prince, repents, and converts to Buddhism.
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