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An old-fashioned scarefest set in a haunted, high-rise apartment, "Bhoot" (literally, "Ghost") piles on the shocks in effective style until jumping the rails at the end with an over-hasty resolution.
Despite jumping the rails in the final reels in a predictable orgy of violence and bloodshed, this second feature by longtime assistant director Fruit Chan (aka Chen Guo) is one of the few movies to translate the energy and experimentation found in many 16mm and 8mm Hong Kong shorts to feature length.