Film Review: The Beasts (Shan Kou) (1980) – CAT III


SYNOPSIS: A father seeks from a gang of thugs who raped his daughter and murdered his son. REVIEW: While The Beasts (Shan Kou) has been marketed as a Hong Kong version of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) and/or The Hills Have Eyes (1977) it is in fact much closer in feel and structure to the rape-revenge film – most notably I Spit On Your Grave, although it bears similarities with Ingmar Bergman’s The Virgin Spring … Continue reading

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