FantasticFest is the largest genre film festival in the U.S., specializing in horror, fantasy, sci-fi, and action movies from all around the world. Here's a list of some of our favorite movies at FantasticFest.
Kung Fu star David Chiang takes up the reigns as director for this odd but very effective story of heroin addiction. Ti Lung, who turns in a fine performance as the kung fu instructor who has lost himself to addiction, finds himself an unlikely ally in his own drug supplier, (the awesome Wang Chung.) Chung forces him to break his drug habit, and an intense friendship develops between the two outcasts. Wang Chung and Ti Lung are both legends, and it is a treat to see them fighting side by side, against a sinister drug boss, who has made his living by taking in orphaned children, and raising them to be his henchmen, and to deal drugs and to kill for their master. "The Drug Addicts" is an absolute classic of the genre and is worth the effort it will take to find it. That same year Ti Lung directed "The Young Rebel" which starred David Chiang, which is also excellent.
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