A Month of Hungry Ghosts
Every year during the seventh lunar month, it is believed that the gates of hell are opened and all the souls are set free to wander the earth. During this time, the spirits try to fulfill their past needs, wants and desires. They are the "hungry ghosts." Many religious rituals and folk performances, take place during the seventh lunar month in order to entertain the local population... and the ghosts.
CRITIC'S PICK! - The Straits Times
"Fascinating... a fresh perspective... the film delivers." - John Lui, Straits Times
CRITIC'S RECOMMENDATION! - Wanbao, Chinese Evening Paper
"Captivating! A great eye-opener. Very fresh, very cool... great touch." - Wanbao
"A scary and funny adventure! Very bold and insightful."
"Rewards the audience with a mysterious and educational journey." - Eista Le, Zaobao
"A lively, humorous and expansive exploratory tour."
"You will leave intrigued... and more than a little spooked." - Whang Yee-Ling, 8 Days
"Fascinating... superb educational value..." - A Nutshell Review, Twitch Film
"Fast and furious... the importance of this film is not to be dismissed." - Koh Sian Eng, Cinema Online
Nominated for BEST FILM - Singapore International Film Festival 2009
Singapore International Film Festival - April 2009
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