(Kuei Chih-hung, 1983, Hong Kong, 105 minutes)
A gonzo horror film with scarcely any antecedent, likened on AGFA’s website as being something of a cross between The Holy Mountain, Altered States and Rocky, but perhaps most tonally comparable to Shaw’s own Seeding of a Ghost (released the same year), The Boxer’s Omen is horror as confusing drug-hangover nightmare. If you ask someone to explain it to you, you’re missing the point.
Screening from a 35mm print courtesy of the American Genre Film Archive.
Thursday, June 6 at 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Winifred Moore Auditorium
470 E. Lockwood Ave., St. Louis, MO 63119
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