After suffering an injury in the ring, embattled boxer Zhen Wei enlists the aid of his brother, Zhen Xiong, to avenge him and find the key to an omen which may release their family from an ancient curse. Black wizards, Taoist monks, rampaging monsters, spooky apparitions, beastly crocodile skeletons, flying human heads, a sexy female zombie with long talons, and demonic bats lie in store for our hero, whose trials form one of the most outrageous, horrific, dazzling spectacles in action-horror history. You’ve never seen anything like it! —Amazon.com
Original in Canton, Kuei was born in Hong Kong in 1937. Educated in Taiwan for directing, he participated in several projects immediately after graduate.
Invited by Shaw Brothers and returned to Hong Kong, Kuei worked as assistant to directors such as Ho Meng Hua and Chang Cheh, building his reputation as one of the hottest assistant directors in town.
Kuei made his directorial debut in 1970 co-directing “Love Song Over The Sea” (1970) with Si Ma Shan (Shut Ma Saan) and Yang Fan. Although Kuei started with commercial fare such as “A Time For Love” (1970), he later found his nice with gritty, realistic dramas and crime thrillers.
Among his representative works at Shaw Brothers were “The Tea House” (1974), “Big Brother Cheng” (1975) and several for the crime series “The Criminals”, which firmly established his reputation as one of the top crime thriller directors in town.
After making his last project “Misfire” in 1984, he retired from film and settled in the… read more