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The Eye (2002)

Gin gwai (original title)
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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 realized she could even see ghosts.

Directors:

Danny Pang (as Pang Brothers), Oxide Chun Pang (as Pang Brothers)

Writers:

Yuet-Jan Hui (as Jojo Hui), Danny Pang (as Pang Brothers) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Angelica Lee ... Wong Kar Mun (as Lee Sin-Je)
Lawrence Chou Lawrence Chou ... Dr. Wah
Jinda Duangtoy Jinda Duangtoy ... Old Lady in the Hospital
Yut Lai So Yut Lai So ... Yingying
Candy Lo ... Yee (Mun's Sister)
Edmund Chen ... Dr. Lo
Yin Ping Ko Yin Ping Ko ... Mun's grandmother
Florence Wu Florence Wu ... Nurse
Wisarup Annuar Wisarup Annuar ... Dark Figure
Yuet Siu Wong Yuet Siu Wong ... Ghost in the Hospital
Wing-Wai Chin ... Hospital Caretaker
Tao Leung Tao Leung ... Ghost on the Highway
Mylio Lau Mylio Lau ... Wah's Secretary (as Miyuki Lau)
Ousinthorn Chotphan Ousinthorn Chotphan ... Mun as a Little Girl
Dampongongtrakul Sawadee Dampongongtrakul Sawadee ... Yee as a Little Girl
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Storyline

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 Striding Cloud <frozen98@hotmail.com>

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Taglines:

Setsunai kyôfu [Japan] See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some disturbing images | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Hong Kong | Singapore

Language:

Cantonese | Thai | Mandarin | English | Hakka

Release Date:

9 May 2002 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Seeing Ghosts See more »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong, China See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

SGD 4,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$39,058, 8 June 2003

Gross USA:

$503,714
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital EX

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When Dr Wah and Mun are on the train together, a ghostly woman's face appears in the train window behind them as they travel through a tunnel. See more »

Goofs

When Mun hears the moaning woman in the hospital, as she investigates, the position of the straps on the shoulder of her scrub changes. See more »

Quotes

Wong Kar Mun: What are you eating?
Boy with Cap: [eating candles] I'm hungry.
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The credits at the beginning of the film first appear as braile. See more »

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Very creepy horror film.
17 September 2003 | by HumanoidOfFleshSee all my reviews

"The Eye"(2002)has to be one of the creepiest horror movies I have seen this year.The "transplant gone awry" concept has been done before-just check out "Body Parts"(1991)or the third story in the horror anthology "Body Bags"(1993),but the Pang Brothers created extremely eerie psychological horror with plenty of genuine scares.Angelica Lee is excellent as a young girl named Mun.Her numerous and extremely creepy encounters with the spirits Mun sees are filled with excellent use of sound.The conclusion is amazing and totally unexpected.The film is very scary and uncanny-it actually reminds me a bit Japanese horror hit "Ringu"(1998).Check it out,if you dare.9 out of 10.The elevator scene blew me away!


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