Rigor Mortis

Synopsis: In this eerie and chilling, contemporary, action/special effects laden homage to the classic Chinese vampire movies of the 1980's, writer-director-producer, Juno Mak makes his feature directorial debut. Co-produced by J-Horror icon Takashi Shimizu, and reuniting some of the original cast members of the classic Mr. Vampire series, RIGOR MORTIS is set in a creepy and moody Hong Kong public housing tower whose occupants we soon discover, run the gamut from the living to the dead, to the undead, along with ghosts, vampires and zombies.
Genre: Action, Horror
Director(s): Juno Mak
Production: Well Go USA
  6 wins & 23 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
103 min

I left the village when I was thirteen.

I became a leading actor at sixteen.

I was once very successful.

But if you ask me again,

I did it all just to get by.

I never imagined I would end up

in this shit hole...

...at this point in my life.

Many people say the film world is ridiculous.

However, life is even more ridiculous.

I once said, if I lose my memory one day.

Someone will have to teach me how to smile again.

Smiling is tiring.

I'm very tired.

And I don't want to go on.

Hey, let me help you.

I was having lunch,

and completely lost track of time.

You're the one they call Uncle Yin?

Well, most of the time they just call me Gramps.

But those who have been here for

a while call me 'Uncle Yin'.

It's just a name. It's whatever.

Uncle Yin, are you the only security guard here?

There's no one but me.

I know everyone and everybody here.

Family backgrounds,

even when they take out the trash and stuff.

It's a safe neighborhood, don't you worry.

Come on in.

It's not too bad in here.

No one's lived here for a while.

It just needs to be tidied up and

it will be as good as new.

Uncle Yin.

What is this? That's really not necessary.

Please take it.

It will be.

I only opened the door for you.

I was just doing my job.

You're too kind.

Most people leave this place and move up,

never the other way around.

But I've never seen someone famous move in here.

Well, since you are moving into a new place...

it is important to perform the rituals.

You know, just to say hi.

Put your stuff down...

Here, take this. It's just a polite gesture.

Shall we?

Calm down now...

Nothing crazy, alright? Show respect.

Don't do anything crazy now.

With respect...

I'll leave you alone now.

What time is it, Mr. Fox?

It's twelve now Daddy.

Mommy wants me to go to sleep.

When are you coming back?

Today, she made me wash off the watch you drew.

I haven't seen you for days...

When are you coming back to draw me another one?

Don't forget your blanket.

Lights out...

...who are you talking to?

Hear my prayer... do no evil...

get out you devils...

Everything's alright now.

Let him be. He needs to be alone.

Let's go.

Get some rest then.

Off you go, everyone...

Everything's good now.

You should all go home and get ready for dinner.

What time is it, Mr. Fox?

It's twelve now Daddy.

Mommy wants me to go to sleep.

When are you coming back?

Today, she made me wash off the watch you drew.

When are you coming back to draw me another one?

Don't forget your blanket.

Lights out...

Pardon me, pardon me... Good luck to you...

You don't have to thank me.

I'm sorry for eating your chicken.

I'm sorry... I'm sorry...

I'm sorry, I'm sorry...

I beg your pardon, sorry to be a bother...

Good luck to you...

you need to watch out for yourself...

He's been here for an hour nursing that one beer.

He's probably waiting for you.

Why are you so late?

It's going to be busy as hell in a minute.

So? We never have that much customers anyways.

I know exactly who sits where and who orders what.

Ping always has the steamed

meat with preserved vegetables

and a double order of

the house special glutinous rice.

Old Chung and Jill have

the stir fried fish with noodles,

vegetables, and some of our rice with extra oil.

Wing Ping will have

the steamed fish with scallions, less oil,

and some pork with

a double order of glutinous rice.

Yung, Keung and Kit always have

the Soup of the Day along with our rice,

and salty fish with vegetables to eat here.

Auntie Lai, a bowl of white rice with

the Soup of the Day; but to go.

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