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Hui zhuan shou shi (1997)

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An anthology of three stories titled Headless Soul, Hit & Run and Midnight Dinner, each dealing with paranormal activities that begin at the stroke of midnight. "Headless Soul" is a murder ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Shing (third segment)
... Yan (second segment)
Liz Kong ... Mei (second segment)
... Officer Number 23481 (first segment)
... Qiao (third segment)
... Shing's Mother (third segment)
Wing-Chung Leung ... Kam (second segment)
Spencer Lam ... Uncle Seven (first segment)
Kwong Kim Yip ... Reoccuring Policeman
Wai-nam Wong ... Bobby (third segment)
Maggie Wong ... Pearl (third segment) (as Mei-kei Maggie Wong)
Yuet-Ming Chiu ... Inspector (first segment)
Chiu-Ming Chan ... Policewoman (first segment)
Kin-Yan Lee ... Street Hawker (first segment)
Yin Tsang ... Fong (first segment)
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An anthology of three stories titled Headless Soul, Hit & Run and Midnight Dinner, each dealing with paranormal activities that begin at the stroke of midnight. "Headless Soul" is a murder mystery involving a decapitated victim; police officer Fung (Jerry Lamb) has been instructed to be on night-watch at the murder scene and assigned to locate the victim's missing head. "Hit & Run" involves a reckless driving incident caused by Yan (Elvis Tsui) and his wife, Mei (Liz Kong). They accidentally ran over a man (Wing-Chung Leung), but are unable to locate his body after the wreck. Then, the man mysteriously shows up a day later, moving in the apartment building across from Yan and Mei. Lastly, "Midnight Dinner" is a story about Shing (Anthony Wong Chau-Sang), who had just attended the funeral service for his late mother (Lan Law). Seven days later, the mother's ghost returns to visit Shing and his dysfunctional family. Written by Oliver Chu

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A spooky yet dramatic horror anthology.
5 April 2016 | by See all my reviews

This is a horror anthology of three stories from Hong Kong, titled "Headless Soul," "Hit & Run" and "Midnight Dinner," each dealing with paranormal activities that begin at the stroke of midnight.

The acting was very well done, each character giving a remarkable portrayal of their respected characters with just a right a mount of creepiness factor, drama and humor.

"Headless Soul" is a murder mystery where police officer Fung (Jerry Lamb) was on the night shift at a murder scene and tasked to locate the victim's missing head. It's an eerie story with enough creepiness to make the hair stand on the back of your neck. The dark atmosphere surrounding the murder scene and the suspense involving the missing head was perfect for this horror movie. You'll be left wondering if something will jump out at you.

"Hit & Run" involves reckless drivers Yan (Elvis Tsui) and his wife, Mei (Liz Kong), who accidentally ran over a pedestrian (Wing-Chung Leung), but were unable to locate his body afterward. When the man mysteriously reappears in the apartment building located across Yan and Mei's home, they were left wondering whether he's playing a mean trick or is a ghost. This is a humorous as well as an intriguing story, cleverly done to generate enough mystery to keep you entertained and guessing at the unknown purpose of the hit-and-run man.

"Midnight Dinner" involves Shing (Anthony Wong Chau-Sang) and his dysfunction family. Seven days after the passing of Shing's mother (Lan Law), her ghost returns to visit the family, making dinner for them and hoping to bring them closer together. Having a ghost for dinner is definitely an out-of-this-world event and the spookiness in this dark story was brilliantly done. However, this story was also touching and heartfelt at the same time; we see Lan Law's character portrayed as a shunned and lonely family member when she was alive, but, when Shing and his family began to reconcile and treat her with more love and respect, it will send you heartwarming chills. A very meaningful story.

Overall, this is an excellently made anthology - well-balanced with creepiness, humor and drama.

Grade A


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