PING PONG

乒乓

By Shiue-Bin JIAN

TAIWAN PUBLIC TELEVISION SERVICE FOUNDATION - as BROAD

Social issues - Completed 2017

Ping Pong is a social thriller. It tells the story of the social ailments behind a horrific paranormal death event. After the painstaking investigation, what's revealed is nothing more than the barrenness of the remote village and the dearth of people's souls.

    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Social issues, Thriller, Horror
    • Countries
    • TAIWAN
    • Languages
    • MANDARIN
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 100 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Shiue-Bin JIAN
    • Writer(s)
    • Shin-gau HUANG, Shiue-bin JIAN, Chih-sheng CHANG
    • Producer(s)
    • Chih-shiang HUANG (Left Culture), Jeng-shiou CHEN (Left Culture), Sheng-ching PENG (Left Culture)
    • Synopsis
    • In a remote village in Taiwan, a junior high school student is killed. The victim is the captain of the school table tennis team. His death echoes the story of a paranormal urban legend and triggers extreme horror amongst the villagers, who believe it is the curse of the malevolent spirit, Kyoko. Disbelieving of the supernatural legend, Fang Yi, the coach of the table tennis team, decides to work with Cheng Li, the school inspector, to investigate the case. Shockingly, the number of victims starts to increase with the murders becoming increasingly horrific, causing everyone to start wondering if the curse of the spirit is actually real.

      When the police investigation gets bogged down, Fang insists on finding out the truth alone. He enters the haunted woods by himself before falling into unexpected danger. Just as Fang's life is at stake, the case starts to reveal its unpredictable ending... Ping Pong is a social thriller. It tells the story of the social ailments behind a horrific paranormal death event. After the painstaking investigation, what's revealed is nothing more than the barrenness of the remote village and the dearth of people's souls.
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