MY YOUNG AUNTIE (1981, HONG KONG)
Dir. Lau Kar-Leung
Bar none, the funniest film Shaw Brothers ever made.
MY YOUNG AUNTIE is an absolute, stone-cold, Shaw Brothers kung fu classic. Mixing musical, farce, romantic comedy, social commentary, nostalgia, and action film in an electric neon grab-bag with heart, charm, and swagger-- a perfect cinematic cocktail. I cannot recommend it highly enough.
The titular Auntie is played by the stunningly beautiful Kara Hui, who in the prologue is asked by her…