Keeper of Darkness
|Keeper of Darkness|
|Hanyu Pinyin||Tuó Dì Qū Mó Rén|
|Jyutping||To4 Dei2 Keoi1 Mo1 Jan4|
|Directed by||Nick Cheung|
|Screenplay by||Yeung Sin-ling|
|Produced by||Claudie Chung|
|Edited by||Fire Lee|
|Music by||Mark Lui|
One Cool Film Production
United Filmmakers Organisation (UFO)
|Distributed by||Edko Films|
|Box office||HK$15.9 million|
Keeper of Darkness is a 2015 Hong Kong supernatural horror film directed by and starring Nick Cheung. The film co-stars Amber Kuo, Louis Cheung, Sisley Choi, Xing Yu and Philip Keung, with a special appearance by Karena Lam. It was released on 26 November 2015.
Street-smart exorcist Fatt has a unique method of dealing with vengeful spirits: He negotiates with them and persuades them to let go of their grudges. After recordings of his exorcisms go viral, Fatt attracts the attentions of a murderous spirit who’s targeting mediums, as well as a troublesome reporter who takes great interest in Fatt and his close relationship with a female spirit.
- Olivia Yan
- Lawrence Ng
- Angie Cheong
- Andrew Lau
- Susan Tse
- Emotion Cheung
- Elena Kong
- Ben Wong
- Chin Ka-lok
- Shawn Yue
- Deep Ng
- Jacky Cheung
The film was number-one on its opening weekend in Hong Kong, with HK$5.75 million. The following weekend it grossed HK$3.80 million and stayed at number-one. On the third weekend it grossed HK$2.29 million and was number-two behind Point Break.
Awards and nominations
|Awards and nominations|
|35th Hong Kong Film Awards||Best Actor||Nick Cheung||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actor||Louis Cheung||Nominated|
|Best New Performer||Sisley Choi||Nominated|
|Best Sound Design||Kinson Tsang, George Lee||Nominated|
|Best Visual Design||Enoch Chan, Felix Lai||Nominated|
|Best New Director||Nick Cheung||Nominated|
|22nd Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards||Best Actor||Nick Cheung||Nominated|
|Film of Merit||Keeper of Darkness||Won|
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