Voodoo (2007)

Movie


Voodoo (2007)
Gong tau (original title)

A policeman travels to Thailand and has an affair. When he has to return to Hong Kong, he promises that he will return. He doesn't, that sends his life into a spiral thanks to the girl's connections in the black magic world.
Hong Kong
IMDb   5.6 /10
TheMovieDb    4.3 /10
RottenTomatoes
TV.com
FilmAffinity   4.7 /10
Creators
Director Herman Yau
Writer Herman Yau
Writer Chun-Yue Lam
Information
Release Date2007-05-10
Runtime1h 37mins
GenreHorror
Content Rating
Awards
CompanyChina Star Entertainment, Point of View Movie Productions, One Hundred Years of Film Company
CountryHong Kong
LanguageCantonese, English, Thai, Mandarin
Officer Rockman Cheung
Karpi (as Maggie Shiu)
Officer 'Brother' Sum (as Lam Suet)
Lam Chiu (as Kenny Wong)
Yu Gu
Yu Gu
Lockman (as Kris Gu)
Wah (as Hui Shiu Hung)
Pauline Yam
Pauline Yam
Forensic Doctor
Lily Chan (as Lau Kam Ling)
Master Clear Sea (as Fung Hak On)
Zixuan Teng
Zixuan Teng
Elli Lam (as Teng Tzu Hsuan)
Sai Keung (as Kam Loi Kwan)
Jonathan Wing Hong Cheung
Jonathan Wing Hong Cheung
Kit (as Cheung Wing Hong)
Janice Ho Yan Shum
Janice Ho Yan Shum
Sally (as Sham Ho Yan)
Kwun-hong Lee
Kwun-hong Lee
Uncle Bill (as Lee Kwun Hong)
Choriatee Algazaratanazin
Choriatee Algazaratanazin
Bad Guy

Gong Tau: An Oriental Black Magic

Gong Tau: An Oriental Black Magic (Cantonese: 降頭 Gong Tau) is a 2007 Hong Kong horror film directed by Herman Yau.


Plot

CID detective Rockman was sent to Thailand to investigate a case involving the Hong Kong and Thai underground syndicate. During his visit, he meets a sexy table dancer called Elli, and they had a brief but hot, steamy affair. Unexpectedly, Rockman is ordered to return to Hong Kong. Before leaving, he promised Elli he would return, but he never does. Heart broken, Elli felt she was deceived. Rockman never expect his affair would bring the worst luck for him and his family.

Three years later, in Hong Kong, when Rockman was busily investigating a murder case one stormy night, a senior policeman was murdered by a most wanted fugitive Lam Chiu. On the other hand, Rockman's wife broke down after their son died mysteriously. All the major newspapers headlined the two cases, saying the murder and the baby's death were related. Frustrated, Rockman worked closely with Brother Sum well seasoned detective...


External links

  • Gong Tau: An Oriental Black Magic at IMDb
  • Gong Tau: An Oriental Black Magic at the Hong Kong Movie DataBase
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