Tales from the Dark

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  • 2013
  • 1 hr 52 min
  • 5.6  (661)

Tales from the Dark is a Hong Kong horror anthology movie from 2013. The movie is directed by Fruit Chan, Lee Chi Ngai, and Simon Yam. It features three different stories that are interconnected by strange occurrences. The first story is called "Dirty Goods" and is directed by Fruit Chan. It follows a young woman who works as a saleswoman at a cosmetics store. She discovers a series of disfigured human remains inside a suitcase that was accidentally left behind by a mysterious customer. The woman becomes obsessed with finding out the truth behind the remains and uncovers a dark secret.

The second story, "A Word in the Palm," directed by Lee Chi Ngai, centers around a palm reader who predicts a tragic future for a young couple. The couple starts experiencing strange things after visiting the palm reader and must confront their past to find out what is happening to them.

Finally, the third story is called "Jing Zhe" and is directed by Simon Yam. It's about a group of construction workers who unearth an ancient tomb while digging a foundation for a new building. Unbeknownst to them, the tomb is cursed, and they soon find themselves fighting for their lives against supernatural forces.

The three stories are all distinct but share themes of the supernatural world and the consequences of meddling with ancient relics. The movie is also visually striking, with each story utilizing different color palettes and camera techniques to create a unique atmosphere.

The ensemble cast includes Simon Yam, Tony Ka Fai Leung, Kelly Chen, and others who deliver solid performances throughout the movie. The combination of talented actors, tight storytelling, and creepy visuals make Tales from the Dark a must-watch for horror fans.

The movie also received positive reviews from critics and audiences alike, with many praising its creativity and ability to tell three separate stories while still feeling cohesive. Some have even called it one of the best horror anthologies of recent years in the genre.

Overall, Tales from the Dark is a well-crafted and chilling horror anthology that delivers on scares and storytelling. Each story is compelling and leaves the audience wanting more, making it a great addition to any horror fan's collection.

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Description
  • Release Date
    2013
  • Runtime
    1 hr 52 min
  • Language
    Cantonese
  • IMDB Rating
    5.6  (661)