MONTY PYTHON (2018) Monster python wrecks film set
title MONTY PITHAN
director: Zhang Dicai
starring: Wang Xin Man · Wang Hong Qian
Wu Liu · Dai Ji Ping
is not a comedy. It does not star the British comedy group Monty Python.
the Chinese studio Zoharfilm titled this movie as a tongue-in-cheek payback
to Monty Python for their 1980 recording of I Like
Chinese (I like Chinese, I like Chinese, They only come up to you
knees, Yet they're always friendly and they're ready to to please).
But a lawsuit took that title off the film outside of China where it's
now called Monster Python. (This print has the original
A film crew shooting
a horror movie in an abandoned village is plagued by their totally ineffective
special effects. There's no way to shoot the shoddy rubber snake realistically.
And now, it's time for the egg-hatching scene, but the powdered quail
eggs just don't cut it. Then, luckily, the crew finds a cluster of large
eggs that seem perfect as props. Only to discover that the mother of the
eggs - a python of humongous proportions - will kill to get them back.
This is the first
film helmed by Zhang Dicai. He is probably best known as the action director
of the earlier WOLF WITCH. He has since made numerous movies including
a sequel to this one.
film with English and Chinese subtitles; uncut 70 minutes,
on a DVD encoded for ALL REGION NTSC WORLD FORMAT.
Extras include original theatrical trailer.