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Out of the Dark (1995)
"Wui wan yeh" (original title)

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Tenant Mr. Li of an apartment high-rise is weary of the return of his late mother's ghost. When she appears in the apartment, she haunts Li and his wife, who she blames for her death. ... See full summary »

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Ka-Yan Leung ...
Wu
Yat-fei Wong ...
Tieh Dan
Lik-Chi Lee ...
Security Guard
Hung Lu ...
Captain Lu
Bruce Mang ...
Ming (as Lung Mang)
Suk-Mui Tam ...
Mrs. Li
Chi-yin Wong ...
Keung
Chi Fai Chow ...
Mr. Li (as Fai Chow)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Wing-Biu Chan
Jackson Ha
Woon Ling Hau ...
Li's Mother
Dip Heung ...
Chang
Si Man Hui ...
Mrs. Zhang
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Tenant Mr. Li of an apartment high-rise is weary of the return of his late mother's ghost. When she appears in the apartment, she haunts Li and his wife, who she blames for her death. Caught in the commotion is a crazy girl named Kwan and the apartment building's inept security guards. They are repulsed by all the paranormal activity; therefore, they seek the unlikely help of an escaped mental patient, Leon, a Professional-type wannabe who just happened to be passing by the apartment high-rise when all the ghostly events were taking place. Written by Oliver Chu

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stephen chow goes horror comedy
16 March 2014 | by (ny ny) – See all my reviews

i believe firmly in the fact that if one is to enjoy a stephen chow movie one has to suspend ones belief in what is real. this movie is weird, with no real sense of direction, but it does have stephen chow in the garb that jean reno wears in the movie " leon, the professional ", including the shades. oh, his name in the movie is also Leon.

this movie is a first for stephen chow cause it also has elements of horror and Chinese superstitions about ghosts and the afterlife abundantly mixed in.

i don't really know what to say about this movie except that its weird, but it does have its funny moments though. as a matter of fact, the comedic moments are scattered thru-out the film.

it is definitely not one of his best, but i still enjoyed it. if your watching for the first time some of the stuff is pretty creepy too. its just a weird mix of comedy horror that is totally different then the ones made in the west.

what one has to do before watching the movie is to put the belief in normalcy aside and just try to enjoy it. there are some really funny moments in this movie but it doesn't know if its a horror or a comedy movie, but the actors look like they are having fun doing it and that is very important for me.


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