He believes the thrill of the movie dissipates as the narrative turns nasty at the final 40 minutes, caused by those multi-dimensional rape and dismemberment scenes.
By chance, he meets Yuxiang, the daughter of the Taoist priest Tie Fei, falls in love with her on first sight, and marries her.
Yuxiang is elegant and courteous under the influence of her father's faith, though her lack of passion cannot fully satisfy Weiyangsheng's sexual needs.
This movie tell story about The story is loosely based on a 17th century erotic Chinese story named The Carnal Prayer Mat and follows a young scholar named Yangsheng who gets married to the beautiful daughter of a local merchant.
When their sex life proves unsatisfactory, Yangsheng leaves home and journeys to the Pavilion of Ultimate Bliss.
As compared to the original film series, it is more dark and dramatic, and it occasionally pays homage to the humour of the earlier films.
A conceited Ming dynasty scholar, Weiyangsheng, believes that since life is short, one should pursue the ultimate sexual pleasure as time permits.
But it loses impetus, straying from questionable taste to outright misogyny (one woman is literally raped to death, another suffers genital mutilation), obscuring the ‘lust fades, love lasts’ message and leaving a bad taste in the mouth.
If three-dimensional boobs are your thing, this Chinese skinfest ticks some boxes.
If not, this packs all the sexual thrills of a baguette.
3D Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy is a 2011 Hong Kong 3D erotic costume drama film directed by Christopher Suen and produced by Stephen Shiu.
"I walked out of the first private screening of the softcore 3D Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy never wanting to have sex again, not because the sex scenes were gross...