Keeper of Darkness

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Keeper of Darkness
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Film poster
Traditional Chinese陀地驅魔人
Simplified Chinese陀地驱魔人
Hanyu PinyinTuó Dì Qū Mó Rén
JyutpingTo4 Dei2 Keoi1 Mo1 Jan4
Directed byNick Cheung
Screenplay byYeung Sin-ling
Produced byClaudie Chung
Law Chi-leung
Cheung Chi-kwong
StarringNick Cheung
Amber Kuo
Louis Cheung
Sisley Choi
Xing Yu
Philip Keung
Karena Lam
CinematographyChan Chi-ying
Edited byFire Lee
Music byMark Lui
One Cool Film Production
United Filmmakers Organisation (UFO)
Distributed byEdko Films
Release date
  • 26 November 2015 (2015-11-26)
Running time
103 minutes
CountryHong Kong
Box officeHK$15.9 million[1]

Keeper of Darkness is a 2015 Hong Kong supernatural horror film directed by and starring Nick Cheung.[1] 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.[2]


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.[citation needed]


Special appearance[edit]

Cameo appearance[edit]


The film was number-one on its opening weekend in Hong Kong, with HK$5.75 million.[3] The following weekend it grossed HK$3.80 million and stayed at number-one.[4] On the third weekend it grossed HK$2.29 million and was number-two behind Point Break.[1]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Awards and nominations
Ceremony Category Recipient Outcome
35th Hong Kong Film Awards[5] 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[6] Best Actor Nick Cheung Nominated
Film of Merit Keeper of Darkness Won

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Ma, Kevin (16 December 2015). "Surprise is box office surprise in China". Film Business Asia. Retrieved 17 December 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d e "陀地驱魔人 陀地驅魔人 (2015)". (in Chinese). Retrieved 17 December 2015.
  3. ^ Ma, Kevin (4 December 2015). "Martian orbits atop China box office". Film Business Asia. Retrieved 17 December 2015.
  4. ^ Ma, Kevin (11 December 2015). "Keeper of Darkness holds top spot in Hong Kong". Film Business Asia. Retrieved 17 December 2015.
  5. ^ "第35屆香港電影金像獎提名名單".
  6. ^ "第二十二屆香港電影評論學會大獎得獎理由撮要".

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