DouDou arrives at his grandma's in the midst of a typhoon that almost turns Taiwan upside down in the seventh lunar month.Grandma has a black cat that sleeps on the back of a white dog all day long. She specifically tells him not to touch the pickle urns scattered everywhere in the yard. DouDou does it anyway and the black cat nearby is transformed completely. Grandma says the evil spirit she suppressed escaped. This evil, like DouDou who does not listen to her, is going to stop her from helping the ghosts return to hell. The purpose of the evil spirit is to collect these wondering souls to be his slaves.
One day, DouDou decides to run away from school and leave his grandma forever. The cat tells him that by applying Grandma's tear onto his eyelids, he will have the power to see the invisible friends. Grandma shed her tear when she sees DouDou safely at home. DouDou saves the tear and applies it on his eyelid.
Mother calls when it's almost the end of the ghost month and delivers the good news that she will soon come home with Dad. DouDou finds the Cat in a shipyard ruin that is occupied by all evil spirits. The gates of hell are closing. DouDou has to save his invisible friends from the evil spirit and he needs help from Grandma.
Doudou’s grandma is a Taoist priest. She can communicate with gods and spirits. Though she acts all mean and difficult, she’s actually a softie on the inside and hosts stray ghosts who have nowhere to go at her house.
During this summer vacation, Doudou accidentally enters grandma’s magic world and makes friends both dead and alive. And through this experience, this grandma and grandson duo forms a long-lasting bond.
The little black cat at grandma’s house. When Doudou accidentally breaks a sealed jar, an evil spirit escapes and possesses Kulo.
The big white dog at grandmas’ house. He is usually seen with Kulo. He helps Ama with her Taoist priest duties.
Flat’s biggest fear is not being able to get any food at Hungry Ghost Festival. Whale: A friend Doudou meets during his time at grandma’s. He can see a whale’s spirit, which is always at the beach by itself.
Auntie Wen-ying and Jie-Hui Hsu promoting the film in 1998
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