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The Occupant (1984)
"Lung hei bik yan" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Horror
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Angie (Sally Yeh), a college student from Canada, returns to her native Hong Kong to work on a Master's thesis focusing on the superstition. Her topic will get much-needed attention as the ... See full summary »

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Valentino Chow (as Chow Yun Fat)
Sally Yeh ...
Angie
Bak-Ming Wong ...
Hansom Wong
Kit-Man Mak ...
Lisa Law
Ho Yam ...
Poon
Lieh Lo ...
Mr. Chan
Yau Hung Yiu ...
Ping
Li Yen ...
BP Chan
Johnny Koo ...
Valentino's Assistant
Chai Cho ...
Herby
Jun-Chiu Chiu ...
Chiu
Szu-Ying Chien ...
Medium
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Robert
Ju-di Li ...
Robert's Wife
Wan-On Shing ...
Lorry Driver
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Angie (Sally Yeh), a college student from Canada, returns to her native Hong Kong to work on a Master's thesis focusing on the superstition. Her topic will get much-needed attention as the spacious apartment rented out to her by women-crazed real estate broker Hansom Wong (Raymond Wong) is haunted by the ghost of a singer, whose life was cut short due to a triangle relationship argument. The ghost appears thereafter and, joined by cop Valentino Chow (Yun-Fat Chow), the three attempt to appease the spirit and send her back to the afterlife. Written by Oliver Chu

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At this point in his career, Yun-Fat Chow was working on several films in a day. his haircut and clothing is exactly as it was in Dang doi lai ming (1984), most likely due to working on both films in the same day. See more »

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Sad early YU film.
23 September 2002 | by (San Diego,Ca) – See all my reviews



Ok this man made some genius films later on,and damn i think Freddy vs. jason has a chance, but this film is awful. Horrible attempts at comedy that are not funny and just boring overflow in this film. It has no fright alot all i suppose it was a horror film. Bad. Watch the bride with white hair again instead.


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