Holy Virgin vs. First, however, we have to go through a chunk of fairly tedious detective work, as teacher Shiang Yen and friends struggle to clear his name, after a picnic for him and some students ends with him the sole survivor. This turns out to involve somehow - details are absolutely not this movie's interest - the Moon Monster, a Cambodian demon which every 30 years comes back and blah, murder, blah. Cue foreign location shooting, as Shiang, along with sword-wielding local heroine and Holy Virgin, Princess White Yeung , must confront the Moon Monster and his master before they can blah, sacrifice, blah Our fondness for Donnie Yen here is immense, but in the first half, there's just too much sitting around chatting, despite the welcome presence of Sibelle Hu as a cop always on the edge of violence; she resigns mid-way through, and then vanishes from the movie.
When the full moon truns red, a mysterious vampire-like Moon Monster with glowing green eyes and considereable kung fu skills chews his victims usually females apart. Cops think Donnie Yen did it, so he and some friends join forces with a Cambodiean princess Yang Bao-Lin , figth a small army of henchmen in shite suits and machine-guns, and escape close encounters with crocodiles, flesh-eating fish, and some tigers before they find the High Wind Tribe, worshippers of the Monster. We promise to never spam you, and just use your email address to identify you as a valid customer.