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An le zhan chang (1989)

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A pleasent trip to the Phillipines is turned into tragedy when the tour bus is kidnapped by a group of rebels that want to exchange the prisoners for the Rebel Leader's brother. The Leader ... See full summary »



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Credited cast:
Rebel Leader
Perry Berry
Melinda Betron
Deo Caones
Chi-yu Chan
Hau-ling Chan
Lai Hing Chan
Siu Wah Chan
Jaime Fabregas
Tanya Gomez
Jan-yu Hau
Emily Kwan ...
Television Crew Director
Hoi-Shan Lai ...
(as Perrie Lai)
Kim Chung Lee
Hoi-leung Leung


A pleasent trip to the Phillipines is turned into tragedy when the tour bus is kidnapped by a group of rebels that want to exchange the prisoners for the Rebel Leader's brother. The Leader tells the hostages to hang in there and they'll be released when the goverment releases his brother. The goverment renages and kills the brother and this enrages the Leader who now plans on killing his hostages one by one. Can Eric Tsang and Co. escape the carnage that lies ahead of them or will they end up in the pit? Written by Joseph P. Ulibas <>

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6 January 1990 (Hong Kong)  »

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Fatal Vacation  »

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Deliciusly gory, entertaining exploitation from ex-soprano-voiced goofball
21 December 2005 | by (Mountains of Madness) – See all my reviews

When this narrowly distributed flick was made, Eric Tsang was playing soprano-voiced goofballs in piles of average Hong Kong forgettables. Now, he's matured beautifully and he's playing crime bosses in accomplished dramas like "Infernal Affairs". In other words, he's come a long way, baby! "Fatal Vacation" is one of the few features Tsang has directed, and it's a keeper.

Simple set-up for maximum bloodshed: A bus load of holiday makers are taken hostage by brutal, unreasonable revolutionaries. They do what they can to survive and end up dead for their efforts. Most do, anyway.

Being a child of late Eighties Hong Kong cinema, this is a graphic, unapologetic, mean-spirited exploitationer with close to a dozen jaw-dropping displays of vicious mayhem. It moves like a bullet train and is efficiently directed by Tsang. The rural setting is pictorially interesting and acts as a stark counterpoint to the deliciously gory violence, some of which is admirably shocking.

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