Hei tai yang 731 (1988)

Hong Kong,
90m (USA – Dead Alive Productions release); 95m (USA – World Video release); 102m (UK – with cuts); 105m
35mm film, colour, 1.85:1
mono, Mandarin

A British horror film directed by Tun Fei Mou using the pseudonym T.F. Mous.

Plot Summary

During a secret Japanese military unit subject Chinese and Russian prisoners of war to horrific experiments.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: T.F. Mous [real name: Tun Fei Mou]
Sil-Metropole Organisation
Executive Producer: Hung Chu
Produced by: Fu Chi
Written by: Mei Fei Liu, Wen Yuan Mou, Dun Jing Teng
Costume Designer: Jiang Wen

Cast
Jianxin Chen
Hsu Gou
Linjie Hao
Haizhe Jin
Tie Long Jin
Yuanrong Jin
Bolin Li
Pengyu Liu
Xuhui Liu
Zhao Hua Mei
Zhe Quan
Jiefu Tian
Gang Wang (Lt. Gen. Shiro Ishii)
Run Shen Wang
Shennin Wang
Jiang Wen
Dai Yao Wu
Guowen Zhang
Yongdong Zhao
Rongming Zheng

Alternative Titles

Black Sun 731
Camp 731
– France (video)
Campo 731 – Bactérias, A Maldade Humana
– Brazil
Campo de concentración 731
– Argentina
Ember a Nap mögött
– Hungary
Hak taai yeung 731
– Hong Kong (Cantonese Hong Kong)
Los hombres detrás del sol
– Spain
Man Behind the Sun
– Canada, UK (video)
Men Behind the Sun
– English language title, West Germany
Sfagi sto stratopedo ton kolasmenon
– Greece (DVD)
Squadron 731

Sequels
Hei tai yang 731 xu ji zhi sha ren gong chang (1992)
Hei tai yang 731 si wang lie che (1994)
Hei tai yang: Nan Jing da tu sha (1995)

References

Books

  • Horror and Science Fiction Films IV by Donald C. Willis p.318