Ng, a former England restaurant owner, visits Hong Kong to settle some differences with his cousin, Ma. Meanwhile, a group of other cousins intervenes to make ends meet and attempts to ... See full summary »
Ng, a former England restaurant owner, visits Hong Kong to settle some differences with his cousin, Ma. Meanwhile, a group of other cousins intervenes to make ends meet and attempts to inherit Ng's wealth. However, fear mounts when one of the cousins discovers that Ng died in a drowning accident in England days before his arrival. In addition, Ng is courting their roommate, Rose Wong, who mysteriously returns to their home after a six-month absence. Written by
I grew up watching Hong Kong movies, most in the comedy and ghost genre, and this film features a good dose of both.
Richard Ng plays a ghost who visits his cousins and is unaware that he has died in a drowning accident days before. The other cousins want to inherit his wealth, but are soon suspicious of Ng's character and the suspense built up as the movie goes on. Added in the story are two female ghosts who are dueling each other for a groom.
Great comedy that flows naturally, and not childish/slapstick and overdone. The characters are delightful and entertaining, making you laugh your hearts out. And, there are enough supernatural and mysterious scenes that does not make you forget you are watching a ghost movie. A must-see for any fans of movies made in Hong Kong.
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