Phantom of the Theatre

January 9, 2017 - Comment

A haunted theatre, filled with the vengeful spirits of a tragically-trapped performance troupe murdered in a fire 13 years ago, waits for the once-grand palatial playhouse to re-open with a new show…and bring in new victims. From Director Raymond Yip (ICEMAN, THE WARLORDS) the team that thrilled audiences with THE HOUSE THAT NEVER DIES brings

A haunted theatre, filled with the vengeful spirits of a tragically-trapped performance troupe murdered in a fire 13 years ago, waits for the once-grand palatial playhouse to re-open with a new show…and bring in new victims. From Director Raymond Yip (ICEMAN, THE WARLORDS) the team that thrilled audiences with THE HOUSE THAT NEVER DIES brings a new, harrowing chronicle of horror to life (and perhaps death). Starring Ruby Lin, Simon Yam, and Tony Yang.

Language: Mandarin (original)
Subtitles: English and Chinese

Product Features

  • Artist: LIN,RUBY
  • Genre: Foreign Video – Other
  • Product Type: DVD
  • Rating: UN
  • Release Date: 11-OCT-2016

Comments

The Movie Guy says:

LONELINESS BOUND BY LOVE AND HATE The production takes place circa 1930s in China. A fire at a theater killed a traveling troupe 13 years ago. Gu Weibang, who has returned from France, wants to make a film in the haunted theater and has obtained Meng SiFan, chosen as China’s most photogenic, for the lead. Early into the production, the male lead bursts into flames and dies. No reason to stop. Weibang substitutes for the lead developing feelings for SiFan although he does have a girlfriend, Fei a doctor/coroner.The…

Anonymous says:

“Phantom of the Theatre” is set in Shanghai circa 1930. A theatre that has been abandoned since an acrobatic troupe burned to death there 13 years earlier is the setting for a spooky love story. Aspiring director Wei Bang (Tony Yang) is determined to film a horror movie there, even though the place is supposed to be haunted. He enlists Meng Si-Fan (Ruby Lin) as his lead actress. He’s forced to take the claims seriously when the male lead (Wu Xu Dong) ruins a take by…

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