The Eye (Jian gui) (2002)

The Eye (Jian gui)
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Horror themes, adult themes

Director: Oxide Pang Chun
Actors: Wilson Yip, Yin Ping Ko, Edmund Chen, Candy Lo, Pierre Png, Wai-Ho Yung, Angelica Lee, Lawrence Chou, Chutcha Rujinanon, Yut Lai So

At the age of two, Mun went blind. After eighteen years in darkness, she is given the chance of a risky corneal transplant operation. When the bandages are taken off, Mun's eyes respond to the light around her and it appears that the surgery has been successful. However, when Mun experiences a series of inexplicable and chilling encounters with mysterious strangers, she fears that her newly restored eyesight has brought a different kind of darkness into her life. This fear is magnified when it also comes to light that Mun is not seeing her own face when she looks in the mirror, but that of a total stranger.

As this nightmare consumes her, she sets out to discover through whose eyes she is seeing the world, and before long finds a truth more horrifying than anything she could ever have imagined... Featuring some of the most genuinely terrifying moments ever seen on screen, as well as a finale more spectacular than anything to come out of Hollywood, this stylish and haunting film from the critically acclaimed Pang Brothers (Bangkok Dangerous) deserves its place at the forefront of modern horror cinema.

DVD
Status: Normal
Run time: 99mins
Origin: UNITED KINGDOM
Aspect Ratio:
Audio Formats: Cantonese Dolby Digital 2.0 Mandarin Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: English

Member Reviews (23)

joffa
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i liked this title albeit nothing special, but watchable for this genre
Posted Friday, 1 November 2013 See my other reviews
lala
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Fantastic movie,scary yet heartwarming at times. Ended really well. Its a shame to see it given bad reviews because it is subtitled,other countries make movies too!!!!
Posted Monday, 19 September 2011 See my other reviews
Jenny D.
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great movie. lee played wonderfully in this film.
Posted Saturday, 16 February 2008 See my other reviews
Julie H.
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An excellent movie. A little scary because there are people who can predict the future whether good or bad. A must watch!
Posted Wednesday, 9 January 2008 See my other reviews
David Stephensen
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This is an excellent film. I don't know what is wrong with me but I did not find it in the least scary. Sure, horrific and at first mysterious things happen, but it all makes sense in the context of the movie. I read an article recently about transplant recipients suddenly developing passions and abilities of the donors, so it is not so far fetched.
Posted Monday, 19 November 2007 See my other reviews
Jodie N.
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I thoroughly enjoyed this even with the subtitles.
Posted Wednesday, 26 September 2007 See my other reviews
Bo
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Decent horror. Rational people might the premise a tad unbelievable.
Posted Tuesday, 5 June 2007 See my other reviews
Helen M.
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Do not like sub title movies
Posted Monday, 16 April 2007 See my other reviews
Suzzanna S.
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a tad predictable, but still worth watching. not at all in the league of japanese horror movies. mildly scary.
Posted Tuesday, 24 October 2006 See my other reviews
JW
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Posted Tuesday, 17 October 2006 See my other reviews
Desyana W.
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good movie
Posted Wednesday, 16 August 2006 See my other reviews
John B.
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Posted Thursday, 2 March 2006 See my other reviews
Merrilyn S.
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Didn't realise it had sub titles. Don't like having to read the screen. Only watched first 15 minutes. Boring
Posted Tuesday, 7 February 2006 See my other reviews
Rudolf B.
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Did not grab me.
Posted Thursday, 19 January 2006 See my other reviews
Rudolf B.
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Did not grab me.
Posted Thursday, 19 January 2006 See my other reviews
Eve M.
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I didn't realise this movie had sub-titles. Although I enjoyed the movie I wouldn't choose a movie with sub-titles again.
Posted Monday, 14 November 2005 See my other reviews
tygerlili
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Not too bad but in the end predicatble I thought .. the idea has been done before by Hollywood a few timed and this didn;t particularly add anything new. Ususal good Japanese suspense elements and as alwys with Japanese horror a bit of a dodgy ending. PErhpas its a cultural thing I miss re: how they think a good horror should wind up. Still worth a look
Posted Saturday, 22 October 2005 See my other reviews
Glad B.
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Posted Friday, 21 October 2005 See my other reviews
Paula B.
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Creepy stuff! The eye is a scary story about medical science gone awry.
Posted Wednesday, 12 October 2005 See my other reviews
Henri B.
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Posted Wednesday, 7 September 2005 See my other reviews
Violet Fawkes
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Posted Friday, 12 August 2005 See my other reviews
Stefano Boscutti
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Kui-Kwong Shum
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Posted Friday, 22 July 2005 See my other reviews
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