Ted, his cousin May, her best friend April and April's boyfriend, Kofei take a vacation to Thailand to visit their Thai buddy, Chongkwai, who shows them a book of ten ways to see ghosts. And the game begins...
A blind girl gets a cornea transplant so that she would be able to see again. However, she got more than what she bargained for when she realised she could even see ghosts. And some of these ghosts are down right unfriendly. So she embarks on a journey to find the origins of her cornea and to reveal the history of the previous dead owner ... Written by
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The beginning (the operation for a blind girl to see again) and the end of the film are based on true stories the Pang brothers read about in the news. See more »
In Mun's calligraphy lesson, the brush is dipped into a glass of water, blackening it. In consecutive shots the water in the glass is clear and clean. See more »
The opening credits sequence is interrupted as if the film was stuck: first it appears to melt, then the screen strobes, slowing to a flash, as if the projector intermittent was slowing down. See more »
This is a good little Asian horror film that I would definitely recommend
renting or even buying, if you like foreign films. A young blind woman
receives a cornea transplant and soon finds out that she got way more than
she bargained for when she starts being visited by some very unhappy dead
souls. It's not very original, true, but the acting is good, the lead
character (played by Angelica Lee, is that her name?) is adorable, as is the
little girl who plays Ying Ying; there is some serious tension and dread
here, especially in the first half hour. The scene in the hospital hallway
had my skin trying to crawl off my body, as well as the "Why are you sitting
in my chair?" scene. We're talking serious chills. Some of the music IS a
bit cheesy and over the top, but hey, you can't have everything, right? The
scenes where we see through Mun's eyes in the first few minutes are very
effective; we know someone is standing there, we just don't know who it is,
and we feel her fear and uncertainty. Not the best movie ever made, but it's
definitely worth seeing.
Before I close, I would like to respond to the attitude expressed here by
some people that American films are all stupid, and that American filmgoers
are all drooling idiots who have to see a throat slashed every few minutes
in order to be engaged by a movie. When you make comments like that, you
really show how ignorant you are when it comes to American cinema, as some
of the finest movies ever made came right out of Hollywood, and no they
aren't all slasher films or mindless teen comedies. But then I'm sure you
folks already know that, you just want to feel intellectually superior to
others. I enjoy a good foreign film, and so do many Americans, but just
because they're foreign doesn't mean they're perfect. They have flaws just
like any other human effort, so please get over yourselves and try to watch
movies with an open mind, because you'll enjoy them much more that way.
That's just my two cents.
Watch this movie, it's good.
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