Shu Perstar!

There isn't an aspiring actress pouting before the bathroom mirror who wouldn't want what Shu Qi has. On any day, at any hour, almost anywhere in Asia, whether you're window-shopping, daydreaming in a bus or cruising the Internet, you're likely to see her face and the luxurious mouth that is its trademark. She's the poster girl for French fashion house Lanvin, beer babe for San Miguel and pitchwoman for Lux Soap, Coca-Cola (Japan) and Red Earth cosmetics (O.K., that contract just lapsed). In a six-year career, the 25-year-old Taiwanese seductress has made no less than 45 movies. One of her first,...

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