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Moxina (2012)

In the winter of 2008, two climbers encountered the Taiwanese legendary monster ' Moxina (2012) '(a.k.a. Mô-sîn-á) at the evil mountain 'Wuzhishan'. Ryota Nakanishi presents sixteen minutes of bizarre, surreal imagery.


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Ryota Nakanishi (story and screen play)
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Credited cast:
Mario Bava ... Mario Bava (archive footage)
Pengquang Chen Pengquang Chen ... A-quang / Man
Shunji Chen Shunji Chen ... A-quang / Man
Sean S. Cunningham ... Mentor Cunningham, Sean S. (archive footage)
Carl Theodor Dreyer ... Carl Theodor Dreyer (archive footage)
Terence Fisher ... Dir.Terence Fisher (archive footage)
Lucio Fulci ... Lucio Fulci (archive footage)
Huijun Lee ... Young girl / Songshu / Moxina / Mô-sîn-á
Yiru Lee Yiru Lee ... Moxina / Mô-sîn-á
Kenji Mizoguchi ... Kenji Mizoguchi (archive footage)
Yôji Yamada ... Himself (archive footage)


In Taiwanese folk tale, '' Moxina (2012) (a.k.a. Mô-sîn-á ),'' is a kind of ghost who frequently appears in the suburb or the sparsely populated area. It practices hypnosis to people and take them to the mountains. In addition, Moxina will feed the persons it picks with insect or dung. This film keeps track of the story which happened in the winter of 2008. In order to inspect the route, two mountain climbing members, Songshu and A-guang went up to Wuzhi Mt., where they were encountered with Moxina. This first Moxina film was made and distributed by full range of DIY spirit without any subsidies and government support. Written by Orson

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A brutal horrific act made Mô-sîn-á kill and kill and kill and kill. See more »





Japan | Taiwan



Release Date:

30 June 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mo-sien See more »

Filming Locations:

Taipei City, Taiwan See more »


Box Office


$100,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Huijun Lee had not watched horror films for almost three years due to her fear of them. For this movie, the director requested her to watch them as part of the movie Moxina (a.k.a. Mô-sîn-á ) 's preparation work. She ended up screaming through them. See more »


During the 'finding the Man' scene, two actors were actually switched but no-one noticed. See more »


Songshu: Songshu: A-guang, Where are you going? I'm deadly tired.
[when he approaching the Moxina's woods]
Songshu: Wait! Don't go in there!
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Crazy Credits

Mô-sîn-á, the ultimate experience in gruelling horror, was filmed in Taipei, Tainan, and in Ruifang, Republic of Taiwan. See more »


Referenced in The New King of Comedy (2019) See more »


Mô-sîn-á is Coming
Written by Ryota Nakanishi
Performed by Ryota Nakanishi
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