Best Sci-fi Movies on Netflix Right Now (2020)

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36. Painted Skin: The Resurrection

Released on: August 17, 2012

Directed by: Wuershan

Written by: Wuershan

Starring: Xun Zhou, Kun Chen, Wei Zhao

This is definitely one of those movies that require a lot of concentration as you watch it. It’s very esoteric, and very long, and has a cast of characters that lasts more than 3 pages. However, it’s also very well written and acted, and once you get a grip on what, exactly, everyone is talking about when they’re talking about it, it’s very interesting. The premise is simple – an ancient fox spirit comes back in human form – but the execution is very Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, and the scenery is simply stunning.