Temptation of a Monk


1h 58m 1993

Brief Synopsis

Set during the Tang dynasty. After inadvertently setting the stage for the assassination of the rightful heir to the throne, a disgraced general attempts to lead a monastic life.

Film Details

Also Known As
You Seng
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1993
Distribution Company
N/ARTS; Orion Home Video

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 58m

Synopsis

Set during the Tang dynasty. After inadvertently setting the stage for the assassination of the rightful heir to the throne, a disgraced general attempts to lead a monastic life.

Film Details

Also Known As
You Seng
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1993
Distribution Company
N/ARTS; Orion Home Video

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 58m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1993

Released in United States January 1994

Released in United States July 1994

Released in United States May 29, 1994

Released in United States on Video August 29, 1995

Released in United States September 1993

Released in United States Winter December 16, 1994

Shown at Asian American International Film Festival in New York City July 22-24 & 30-31, 1994.

Shown at Los Angeles Asian Pacific American Film and Video Festival (closing night) May 29, 1994.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 9-18, 1993.

Shown at Venice Film Festival (in competition) August 31 - September 11, 1993.

Broadcast in USA over Sundance Channel as part of program "She Said Cinema" May 1-31, 1999.

Released in United States 1993 (Shown at Venice Film Festival (in competition) August 31 - September 11, 1993.)

Released in United States January 1994 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (Chinese Sidebar) in Park City, Utah January 20-30, 1994.)

Released in United States May 29, 1994 (Shown at Los Angeles Asian Pacific American Film and Video Festival (closing night) May 29, 1994.)

Released in United States July 1994 (Shown at Asian American International Film Festival in New York City July 22-24 & 30-31, 1994.)

Released in United States on Video August 29, 1995

Released in United States September 1993 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 9-18, 1993.)

Released in United States Winter December 16, 1994