Vampire Cleanup Department

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Hong Kong | 2017 | 94 minutes | Yan Pak Wing, Chiu Sin Hang

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Hiding in the shadows of Hong Kong is a secret organization that fights hordes of hopping vampires in this gleefully goofy Hong Kong horror comedy about a young man recruited to the team after he discovers he is immune to vampire attacks.

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If there's something strange in your neighborhood, who you gonna call? "Vampire Cleanup Department!" OK, it doesn't quite roll off the tongue, but the VCD has been at war ever since the fanged undead arrived in Hong Kong. Now they're welcoming their newest team member, Tim Cheung, born to a bitten mother and therefore immune to a vampire's venom. He joins uncles Chung and Chau, Maoshan Taoist Ginger, weapons expert Kui, and Manager M just in time for the emergence of the blood moon, when the hopping vampires are in full force. But as a great evil casts a dark shadow over Hong Kong, Tim must keep a secret from the VCD: He has fallen in love with a female vampire with whom he has an inexplicable telepathic connection, keeping her in his small apartment and teaching her how to re-acclimate to human life. Broad, youthful, and equal parts "Mr. Vampire" and "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (the hopping vampires essentially get "dusted"), Vampire Cleanup Department is an epic, and epically funny, entry into the jiangshi genre.

Director Biography

Yan Pak Wing Anthony Yan graduated from the Directing Department of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 2007. The graduation work Hearse driver was selected at the 37th Berlin International Student Film Festival finalists, the Beijing Film Academy Student Film Festival finalists, and the Beijing University Student Film Festival 'Accreditation Award'. In 2014, he joined the Hong Kong Screenwriter's community as a member. Chiu Sin Hang Hang Chiu graduated from the Directing Department of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. Chiu is a well-known YouTuber, having directed and acted in microfilms with views of more than five million. Chiu produced Hong Kong's first YouTuber reality show, which was elected as the best online program award in 2014.

Sponsored by Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office - San Francisco, Tito's Handmade Vodka

  • Director: Yan Pak Wing, Chiu Sin Hang
  • Principal Cast: Choi Babyjohn, Lin Min Chen, Chin Siu Ho, Ng Richard
  • Premiere Status: U.S.
  • Country: Hong Kong
  • Year: 2017
  • Running Time: 94 minutes
  • Producer: Yu Ha
  • Screenplay: Yan Pak Wing, Ho Wing Hong, Cheung Kin Kei
  • Cinematographers: Tsoi Wai Man Kubbie
  • Editors: Tong Wai Wing
  • Music: Chiu Sin Hang, Wen Marco, Ho Kwan Wai
  • Filmography: Debut Feature Film
  • Language: Cantonese
  • Has Subtitles: Yes
  • Format: DCP
  • International Sales: Young Live Entertainment (HK) Co. LTD