Film picks: HK thriller Bodies At Rest, horror comedy Ready Or Not, Israel Film Festival

In Bodies At Rest, veteran Hong Kong actor Nick Cheung (pictured) is a solid presence while Taiwanese singer-actor Jen plays valiantly against type as a villain.
In Bodies At Rest, veteran Hong Kong actor Nick Cheung (pictured) is a solid presence while Taiwanese singer-actor Jen plays valiantly against type as a villain.PHOTO: GOLDEN VILLAGE

93 minutes/3.5 stars

On a stormy Christmas eve in Hong Kong, three masked men (including Richie Jen in a Santa mask) break into a mortuary and demand that pathologist Nick (Nick Cheung) and his assistant (Yang Zi) retrieve a bullet from a dead woman's body. Nick tries to outwit the vicious thugs, who have no qualms about killing in order to get what they want.

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