Blu-ray & DVD release: ‘The Untold Story’

By   |  Sep 25, 2020

Unearthed Films are bringing the 1993 Hong Kong crime-thriller ‘The Untold Story’ (八仙飯店之人肉叉燒包) to US Blu-ray and DVD on October 13, 2020.

Directed by , the film revolves around a police investigation into a local restaurant owner after he is linked to a bag of body parts that washes up on the beach. The cast includes , , , , and .

Synopsis: In 1978 in Hong Kong, a grisly murder takes place. Eight years later, on a Macao beach, kids discover the severed hands of a fresh victim. A squadron of coarse, happy-go-lucky cops investigate, and suspicion falls on Wong Chi Hang, the new owner of Eight Immortals Restaurant, which serves delicious pork bun. The hands belong to the missing mother of the restaurant’s former owner; he and his family have disappeared; staff at the restaurant continue to go missing; and, Wong can’t produce a signed bill of sale: but there’s no evidence. The police arrest Wong and try to torture him into a confession. Can they make him talk? And what was in those pork buns?

• Blu-ray slip cover [First press only]
• Blu-ray liner Notes by Art Ettinger [First press only]
• Commentary with Anthony Wong
• Commentary with Herman Yau
• Isolated Film Score [Blu-ray only]
• Q&A with Herman Yau
• Commentary with Art Ettinger and Bruce Holecheck
• Category III: The Untold Story of Hong Kong Exploitation Cinema
• Cantonese Carnage: An Interview with Rick Baker
• Trailer
• Region: A/1

‘The Untold Story’ is available for pre-order from

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