Hard man Ricky is incarcerated in a futuristic prison where ultra-violence is his only means of survival in the corrupt, sadistic system. He must battle his way quite literally ‘through’ the feared ‘gang of four’, and undergo multiple tortures before facing the governor in one of the goriest climaxes ever seen. —IMDb
Lam Ngai Kai (藍乃才) aka. Nam Lai Choi, Nam Nai Choi, Simon Nam (born 1953) is a Hong Kong-based film director. He joined Shaw Brothers at the age of 15 as a junior worker. With his hard work and dedication, Lam was later promoted to focus puller and finally a cinematographer. Nicknamed “Mouse”, Lam has worked with a number of renowned directors such as Sun Chung, Chu Yuan and Wong Chung. He has worked as a cinematographer for seven years, and was recognised as the best cinematographer in Shaw Brothers.
Despite the encouragement of Shaw Brothers, as well as the persuasion from Tsui Hark and Sammo Hung, Lam has refused to become a director until Danny Lee invited him to co-direct One Way Only, which became his first directorial work. Lam and Lee were very close friends as they’re more or less the same age, and they’re often known as “The Twin dragons roaring out to sea”.
Lam has directed more than a dozen films, including Brothers From Walled City, Men From The Gutter and… read more
Absurdly entertaining camp and jaw-droppingly over-the-top violence. What's not to love?