Title: Pan Jin Lian zhi qian shi jin sheng
Country: Hong Kong
A woman (Joey Wang) is cursed with beauty in China and becomes prey for men. Raped by the prefect of her ballet school and sent to work camp, she escapes to decadent Hong Kong by marrying a wealthy banker. She finds herself drawn to sadomasochistic affairs and in flashbacks discovers she is the reincarnation of a famous courtesan of ancient China.
Pik-Wah Lee (screenplay), Nainan Shi (source)