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Bio-Zombie (1998)
"Sun faa sau si" (original title)

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A group of young shoppers and employees must band together when a zombie outbreak over runs their Hong Kong shopping center in the middle of the shopping day.

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Credited cast:
Jordan Chan ...
Woody Invincible (as Siu Chun Chan)
Emotion Cheung ...
Loi (as Kam Ching Cheung)
Sam Lee ...
Crazy Bee (as Chan Sum Lee)
Yiu-Cheung Lai ...
Kui (as Yiu Cheung Lai)
Angela Tong Ying-Ying ...
Rolls (as Angela Tong)
Suk Yin Lai ...
Jelly
Tat-Wah Lok ...
Military Officer (as Tat Wah Lok)
Frankie Chan ...
Ox
Tak Chi Tam ...
Policeman #3001
Chi Chuen Chan ...
Policeman #9466
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bob Bobson ...
VCD Nerd (voice)
Pou-Soi Cheang ...
Automobile Repairman
Francis Cherry ...
Man A (voice)
Siu-Lung Ching ...
Chan Kam-Shing
Matt Chow ...
Shing's Assistant
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Hong Kong's answer to George Romero's Dawn Of The Dead. A soft drink tainted with bio-chemicals has the power to turn people into flesh-eating zombies. A man drinks from the bottle, and wanders into the night. As two young VCD sellers (Woody Invincible and Crazy Bee) from a local mall are returning to the mall with their bosses' car, they hit the man. Unsure of what to do, they bring the man back to the mall with them. The mall closes, and soon there are zombies everywhere! A small group of mall employees must bond together to try and fight their way out. Written by jon/dica <dica@massivemag.com>

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Rare Little Gem
27 August 2001 | by (Pompey) – See all my reviews

Although not the standard zombie splat-fest which i had hoped for, I've gotta say I totally enjoyed this quirky little flick. Apparently made on a shoestring, the whacked out, neon dripping, Plaza setting offers an almost halucinatory overtone to the proceedings. The story throws a small group of young HK shopkeepers into a siege by the undead. Kind of plays as a combination of DOTD and Night of the demons, helped by a heavy dose of HK youth culture and comedy, very reminiscent of that in other HK comedy-horrors (Mr Vampire springs to mind.) Despite wanting a bloodbath, I couldn't help but to appreciate it for what it is - entertainment.

By no means up there with DOTD, The Beyond or any other of the slew of late 70's early 80's zombie cannibal chunk blowers - but still, more than enough of a breath of fetid air to keep zombie fans ticking over. To summarize - Great 90 mins worth. Not taxing on the mind. Entertaining characters (great subs!). But if you want gore - it's back to an umpteenth viewing of "The Beyond"... Well worth seeking out if you're looking for something different. Well, I liked it anyway...


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