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Dangerous Encounters of the First Kind (1980)
"Di yi lei xing wei xian" (original title)

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Credited cast:
Lieh Lo ...
Tan
Chen Chi Lin ...
Pearl
Albert Au ...
Paul
Tin Sang Lung ...
Lung
Biu Law Che ...
Ko
Ray Lui ...
Inspector Lui
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bruce Baron ...
Bruce
Gwok-Ming Cheung ...
Interpol Officer
Man Ching Chong ...
Social Worker
Shing-choi Chu ...
Paul's Mother
Richard Da Silva ...
Uncle Hark
Xiaoyu Deng ...
Interpol Officer
Nigel Falgate ...
Nigel
Ping Fong ...
Woman at Identification parade
Ada Fung Oi-tsu ...
Bank Clerk
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Performed by Wolfgang Riechmann
Taken from the album "Wunderbar"
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Grimy as hell!
6 January 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is an interesting oddity if ever I saw one. It starts off admittedly lousily with a number of sequences that appear completely unconnected and which make little to no sense – so much so in fact that I initially was under the impression that this was a cut and splice film ala Godfrey Ho!

However, don't turn off just yet for things do pick up admirably as it goes on.

The basic story concerns three nerdy students who during a night of drunken revelry accidentally run over and kill a pedestrian. This act is witnessed by an strange and somewhat sadistic girl who's brother happens to be a cop. Following the incident the girl (who tortures mice in her spare time!) bribes the students to aid her indulge in her criminal fantasies or else she will inform the police of the fateful nights events.

Matters take a dramatic turn for the worse when the group of would be miscreants inadvertently take possession of some Japanese bank orders which are the property of some particularly sadistic American militia sorts. Added to this the Triads get wind of the scheme and want a piece of the action for themselves. The end result is pretty gruesome and riveting stuff, especially the movies climax which is handled with some not inconsiderable flair by the movies director.

Fans of shock and exploitation cinema should certainly give this a go….just don't expect a sequel anytime soon….


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