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The Returning (1994)

Dang chuek lei wooi loi (original title)
Chung has a book project that will make his career in publishing: a collector's edition of the work of Siu Lau, a reclusive woman who died mysteriously in 1949. An anonymous benefactor has ... See full summary »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tony Chiu-Wai Leung ... Lee Yick-Chung (as Chiu-Wai Leung)
Chien-Lien Wu ... Elaine / Siu Lau
Sandra Kwan Yue Ng ... Julia
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alexander Chan
Hau-San Chan Hau-San Chan
Pui-Wah Cheung Pui-Wah Cheung ... (as Joyce Cheung)
Tung Cho 'Joe' Cheung
Wah Cheung ... (as Pui-Wah Cheung)
Chi Man Ho
Wah-Kon Lee Wah-Kon Lee
Fredric Mao Fredric Mao
Cheung Tang Cheung Tang ... (as Tang Cheung)
Yee-Keung Tang Yee-Keung Tang
Faye Wong
Kwong Kim Yip Kwong Kim Yip
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Chung has a book project that will make his career in publishing: a collector's edition of the work of Siu Lau, a reclusive woman who died mysteriously in 1949. An anonymous benefactor has maintained her house since her death; it's rumored to be haunted. Chung moves into the house with his girlfriend Elaine. While he works long hours at his office, she experiences strange events in the house. She's not sure Chung loves her, and neither is their long-time friend Julia. When Chung asks Elaine to pose for photographs dressed like Siu Lau, Elaine wonders if he isn't in love with a ghost. Plus, are the mysteries of the house about to possess her? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

30 July 1994 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

The Returning See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Decent acting instead of unrealistic props.
27 January 2002 | by vonboiseSee all my reviews

A good ghost story with solid acting, especially by Wu Chien-lien, whose character is the primary focus. Unfortunately, I had an early dvd print which was horrible and reduced viewing pleasure, especially in some night scenes. The story line unfolded nicely and was original enough to keep ones attention. It put goose-bumps on me more than once. Would love to see this movie again from a decent print.


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