Psycho Thriller from Zhang Kunyi
Original Chinese Title: YE EMO (Night Devil)
director: Zhang Kunyi
starring: Wei Ni · Lu Lingjie · Alex Ru · Na Ren Hua · Du Yuming · Li
the surface, this appears to be a dark tale of a twisted serial killer.
Young women are disappearing at an alarming rate and - of course - the
police suspect foul play. A deadly stalker is kidnapping girls and torturing
them. At least, that's what Zhao Ziyu believes. She is a university
student suffering from disturbing dreams that involve the murder of
her sister coupled with brutal dark alley killings. When Ren, her co-worker
at a coffee shop, disappears, Ziyu feels an unsettling connection. But,
like the title itself, much of the real story is hidden in the shadows,
waiting to be discovered.
debut movie from Zhang Kunyi is a challenging yet rewarding experience.
He learned his craft in France, working with filmmaker Caroline Bontemps.
After returning to the mainland, Kunyi worked as a cinematographer for
numerous high-profile Chinese films including ANGEL
WARRIORS and NEW
CHINESE GHOST STORY before getting the nod to helm his own.
A Chinese film with
good English and Chinese subtitles; widescreen format (16:9), 88 minutes,
encoded for ALL REGION NTSC, playable on any American machine. Extras
include original selected trailers.
for Adult Audiences