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Dr. Lamb (1992)

Gou yeung yi sang (original title)
An abnormal taxi driver lusts for blood every rainy night, and several young women are killed as a result.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Danny Lee ...
Inspector Lee
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Lam Gor-Yu
Kent Cheng ...
Fat Bing
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pik Yu Chung
Si Man Hui
Eric Kei ...
Eric
Emily Kwan ...
Bo
Hoi-Shan Lai
Dave Lam Jing ...
Dave
King-Kong Lam
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Lam's Father
Julie Lee
Yin-Ting Tsang
Yeong Fang Usang ...
Whore
Parkman Wong ...
Buffalo Hung
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An abnormal taxi driver lusts for blood every rainy night, and several young women are killed as a result. The muderer, Laiu, likes to take photos of the victims dismembered bodies as momentos. Inspector Lee is called onto the case in this bizarre thriller. Written by Towne 3, San Jose, Ca

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22 October 1992 (Hong Kong)  »

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Trivia

Based on the life of Hong Kong serial killer Lam Kor-wan. He was arrested in 1982 after murdering four women. See more »

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The videotape of the final murder contains moving shots which would be impossible without someone to operate the camera. See more »

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Referenced in The Underground Banker (1994) See more »

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Dream Person
Performed by Guang Bai
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Graphic, brutal crime thriller that was much-imitated in its day.
3 May 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The 'crime confessional' story device used here was much imitated over the next few years but this was the one that started the cycle. A taxi driving serial killer is caught and then, as he details his litany of crimes, the bulk of the movie plays out in flashback.

Most of the crimes take place at night and in the rain, and the reflected glare of wet windows lends everything an eerie Vaseline sheen of ickiness which accentuates the horror. The killer revels in the gory details of his crimes and the movie wallows right along with him, making a spectacle of every flying blood spatter. This is a gruesome exploitation movie and not for the timid, but quite compelling for its type.

Watch at your own risk.


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