荒村客棧
The Deserted Inn (2008)
Country: People's Republic of China
Language: Mandarin 
Genre: Thriller 
Release Date: 08/15/2008
 
Director
  Zhang Jing (1)
 
Script
  Zhang Jing (1)
 
Producers
  Manfred Wong Man-Chun
  Albert Lee Nga-Bok
  Wu Ren-Bing
 
 
Cast
  Lemon Zhang Meng ... Xiao Zhi
  He Mei-Tian ... He Ying
  Law Kar-Ying ... Boss Feng
  Kenny Kwan Chi-Bun ... Meng Fan
  Hong Jian-Tao ... Fan's manager
  Xue Shan ... Ou Yang
  Alyson ... Yan Zhi
 
Production Manager
  Zhu Liang
 
Sound Recordist
  Chen Da-Ying
  Li An-Lei
 
Art Director
  Yu Qiang (1)
 
Script Supervisor
  Zhang Lei (7)
 
Lighting
  Chen Ming-Jian
 
Planning
  Zhang Su-Zhou
  Sun Chen (1)
 
Makeup
  Shi Xiao-Juan
 
Story
  Cai Jun (4)
 
Props
  Ding Shou-Xin
 
Cinematographer
  Meng Fan
 
Editor
  Lee Kong (3)
 
Costume Designer
  Cao Li-Hong
 
Presenter
  Wang Xue-Feng (1)
  Zhang Hao (2)
 
Assistant Director
  Xiao Hei
  Zong Jing
  Wu Xuan
 
Composer
  Feng Ye
 
 
 
Summary
 

Based on the novel "Huang Cun", in this thriller Kenny KWAN stars as a music composer MENG Fan, whose career has hit rock bottom when he's unable to come up with another surefire hit after "Sorry I love you", which launched his career a few years back. He has also just split up with his long time girlfriend, HE Ying when she pressures him to get married. One day when surfing the internet, he comes across an old town named "Huang Cun", which has picturesque scene of golden flowers and bamboo forest, as well as a a local inn aptly named "The Deserted Inn" with the legend of a beauty called "Rouge". In an attempt to take his mind off his problems and seek inpiration to write the next hit song he sorely needs, he sets out for a journet to "The deserted inn". Upon checking into the inn, MENG Fan encounters a series of strange events - he hears Rouge's singing every night and sometimes sees strange people wearing traditional Ming dynasty clothes on the street corners vanishing in just a blink. He is having nightmares that push him to the verge of a nervous breakdown, until he unveils the hidden past of the innkeeper... (hkfilmart)