Chai Kung Versus Vampire
Dir / Scr: Wong Hok-sing
Cast: Sun Ma Si-tsang, Connie Chan Po-chu, Josephine Siao
1965 / Colour / D Beta / Cantonese / 94min
Chai Kung, the monk known affectionately in folklore as Living Buddha, is beloved for his eccentric personality and big-hearted chivalry, often standing up for the underdog against the powerfully corrupt. He is a favorite character of Hong Kong films and this is one of several from the 1960s starring the Canto Op superstar Sun Ma Si-tsang. In this adventure, he solves a mysterious case of missing young women, in the process landing himself briefly in jail! Film also stars teen idols Josephine Siao and Connie Chan Po-chu, the later playing a male character.
||Cinema, Hong Kong Film Archive
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