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Ebola Syndrome (1996)
"Yi boh lai beng duk" (original title)

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A restaurant employee wanted for murder contracts Ebola by raping a woman in South Africa and starts an outbreak there and in Hong Kong when he returns home.

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The deadly Ebola virus has hit the US, and a crack CDC team must beat the clock to contain it.

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Kai
Yeung-Ming Wan ...
Yeung
Fui-On Shing ...
Annoyed Husband
Tsui-Ling Wong
Miu-Ying Chan ...
Har
Meng Lo ...
The Boss
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Lu Cheung ...
Kei's Wife
Edward Corbett
Lorraine Ho
Cheung-Lung Kai
Lori Shannon
Michael Tam
Bobby Yip ...
Short Ugly Triad
Sin-Yi Yip
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Hong Kong 1986: A restaurant employee murders his boss and mutilates his wife, he escapes to South Africa where he rapes a Zulu-girl, who is infected with the ebola virus. In the restaurant where he now works he murders his boss and the bosses wife after raping her. He chops them up and makes them into hamburgers, which he sells in the restaurant, spreading the ebola virus. When the police come on his trail he moves back to Hong Kong and an ebola epidemic starts there. Written by Erik Adelfred <edu_97gr@edu.ats.dk>

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During the DVD commentary, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong made it clear that it was not his him killing the frog in the first kitchen scene. He said that not only does it take a special skill to prepare a frog like that, but he also found it to be cruel. See more »

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Yeung: [addressing to Kai, who has a child hostage] Your virus has killed lots of people. Let the child go.
Kai San: How dare you blame me for it? l didn't invent the Ebola virus. God created Ebola, not me. And his virus will kill all you bastards.
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Gross but not that disturbing.

I've always loved movies with Anthony Wong in them. Especially his cat 3 epics. Such as this obviously and the excellent untold story. In this Wong plays a lowly restaurant worker named Kai. Who's practically a slave. He gets all the lousy jobs. Wong like to have sex with his bosses wives though. This obviously doesn't go down very well when they find out so he moves job. In one instance when Kai is discovered practically raping the bosses wife, boss man is angry. He threatens to castrate Kai, things get out of hand and Kai ends up slaughtering his boss and his wife. Though not his daughter. Next we meet Kai 10 yeras later. Cutting up REAL frogs in grotesque detail. He is still the same low life restaurant worker, but he's moved. Anyway long story short Kai catches the ebola syndrome and becomes a carrier. I'm sure you can imagine what follows so I won't ruin it for you here. I'll just say that their are some scenes of extreme gore, although it never really feels disturbing as the scenes leading up to these events are always comedic. This is a fun film and definitely more of a gross out comedy than straight up horror. Whatever it is its great


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