Patrick Tam

Patrick Tam – Sat sau woo dip mung AKA My Heart Is That Eternal Rose (1989)

A young couple separates under pressure from vicious Triad gangsters–she becomes a mobster’s unwilling moll, and he travels abroad to work as an assassin. But their love stays strong, and when the two are reunited, their rekindled emotions lead them into extreme danger. Read More »

Patrick Tam – Xue zai shao AKA Burning Snow (1988)

Synopsis:
A young woman is forced to marry an older man who runs a roadhouse saloon. She is constantly being raped by her husband, a drunken loutish brute. She harbors a young man wanted by the police in a murder case, and soon the fugitive and the young wife have a torrid affair as she continues to hide him from the authorities. Read More »

Patrick Tam – Ai sha AKA Love Massacre (1981)

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Set in a surprisingly minimalist San Francisco, Patrick Tam’s stylish slasher movie manages to evoke both Antonioni and Mario Bava in this tale of a ravishing young co-ed (Brigitte Lin) whose studly boyfriend (Chang Kuo-chu) turns into a demented stalker after the suicide of his sister. Read More »

Patrick Tam – Fu zi aka After This Our Exile [Director’s Cut] (2006)

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This film tells the tale of a young boy whose mother abandons the family after years of abuse at the father’s hands. The boy, loyal and unwilling to see his father in a negative light, turns to crime in order to support his father’s vices. Read More »