The Rope Curse 粽邪

Category : Distribution
Country : Taiwan

Directed by : Shih-han Liao
Production Year : 2018
Release Date : 15 November 2018
Running Time : 106 minutes
Cast : Kimi Hsia, Jason Tsou, Po Cheng Chen, Ke Fang Sun


The Rope Ritual is a traditional ritual passed down from thousands of years ago.  Legend has it that after people commit suicide by hanging, a curse resides on the rope which grows more powerful and sinister over time. Along the coastal areas of Taiwan, a ritual must be performed to burn the rope to lift the Rope Curse. This ritual is called The Rope Ritual.  Jia-Wei works at TV station and makes side income through live broadcasting bizarre events.  With his good friend, A-Gwai, they decide to livestream the Rope Ritual to reach more viewers.  Unknowingly, they find themselves tied to an unknown and unspeakable horror, which also implicates involvement Jia-Wei’s girlfriend, Shu-Yi. As the situations becomes more dangerous, Jia-Wei seeks the help of a Taoist Master to protect himself and his lover.  But what he uncovers is Shu-Yi’s long buried secret from a decade ago.  Can Jia-Wei unravel Shu-Yi’s secret and hold back evil unleashed by The Rope Curse?

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