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The Eye 2 (2004)

Gin gwai 2 (original title)
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After a failed suicide attempt, a pregnant woman gains the ability to see ghosts.

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(as The Pang Brothers), (as The Pang Brothers)

Writers:

(story) (as Jojo Hui), (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Thanarat Poonnarattanakul ...
Salesman
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Joey
Nuhtiya Puppatokasub ...
Male Receptionist
Phatanasri Posayanonth ...
Translator
Yongyut Jamsai ...
Thai Policemen A
Montren Mongkon ...
Thai Policemen B
Supasawat Buranavech ...
Female Receptionist
Wanchai Srimuang ...
Hotel Manager
Phurida Vijitphan ...
Hotel Maid
Damrong Phutaramgsee ...
Ghost in Thai Taxi
Songdad Yapanga ...
Thai Taxi Driver
Jesdaporn Pholdee ...
Sam
Porntip Kunphasert ...
Ghost in Cafe
Jongchai Poomrmarin ...
Chinese Medicine Practitioner
Kwok Cheung Tsang ...
Joey's Co-worker (as Derek Tsang)
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Storyline

Pregnant Joey (Shu Qi) teeters on the brink of madness after several fruitless suicide attempts. She's the unwilling recipient of an influx of shadowy images that haunt her pervasively. In an attempt to quell this disturbing phenomenon, she looks up with her secretive ex-lover Sam (Tik Jesadaporn Pholdee), who may be able to shed some light upon the mysterious twilight world descending upon Joey. Written by JQ

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing violent images | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

18 March 2004 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

The Eye 2  »

Box Office

Budget:

$2,300,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$373,859 (Italy) (1 April 2005)
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1.85 : 1
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Very far away from the original
31 January 2007 | by (Argentina) – See all my reviews

Asia made some of the best horror films ever.But,now,there are clichés.I mean,the images and concepts which were original a few years ago,now,they are not original anymore and the formula feels very tired.The eye,from 2002,was not too original but Pang brothers(the directors)found the appropriate style and development to transform the clichés on a great,creepy and disturbing experience.Now,with The eye 2,the brothers try something similar but,here,they failed.The development this film has is slow and with nothing of originality.The horror scenes are totally predictable and totally weak with scenes of the female ghost with long hair trying to scare,when it makes laugh.The performances are another weak point from this film:Qi Shu,as the main character,and Jesdaporn Pholdee,as her ex-boyfriend,are too shallow and they cannot give ''life'' to their characters.The best performance this film has is Eugenia Yuan's as a ghost.Almost all the time she does not move but,on the very little scenes we see her ''alive'',her performance is more realistic than the entire cast.The ending is the best point of the movie and it puts on a different context every thing we saw during the ending.But the ending comes too late and after a very generic development.The eye 2 is pretty generic,boring and very far away from the original.


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