simplified Chinese :画壁; traditional Chinese :畫壁; Mandarin Pinyin :Huà Bì; Jyutping : Waa6 Bik1) is a 2011 Chinese film directed by Gordon Chan .It is directed by the same director who directedPainted Skin(2008). Both stories are drawn from Pu Songling 's (1640–1715) collection of supernatural talesStrange Stories from a Chinese Studio.
Muraltells the story of Zhu Xiaolian, a poor scholar who travels to the capital to take an examination. During this trip, Zhu becomes distracted by a mural and enters into the fantasy land depicted therein. There he meets the fairies who inhabit this fantasy land and encounters love and hate.