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Riki-Oh Story of Ricky (Blu-ray) 88 Films Ltd


Director Lam Ngai Kai (Erotic Ghost Story/Saga of the Phoenix), brings us a tour de force story of incarceration and injustice laced with super charged action sequences and mounting prison-based tension. Set in the year 2001, where all correctional facilities have been privatised, martial artist Ricky finds himself victim to the corrupt system when he is found guilty of the manslaughter of an infamous crime boss. Once in jail he must fight for his own survival when he is thrown into a world of enemies vying for his blood.

Based on the Japanese Manga by Masahiko Takajo and Tetsuya Saruwatari, this cinematic adaptation also follows closely in the footsteps of a host brutal prison dramas like Brute Force (1947), Escape from Alcatraz (1979) and Scum (1979) but of course it’s all delivered with a distinctive Hong Kong style powerhouse punch.

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Special Features

Rigid slipcase with brand-new artwork by R.P. “Kung Fu Bob” O’Brien
Double-Sided Foldout Poster featuring new artwork and original HK poster
4 Replica Lobby Cards
40-page perfect-bound book “Riki-Oh, Prison on Fire and Island on Fire: A short History on Hong Kong prison films (1987-1997)” by Matthew Edwards & An interview with legendary voice-over artist Simon Broad by Tim Murray

UNCUT HD restoration in original 1:85:1 aspect ratio
2.0 Cantonese DTS-HD MA Mono (Theatrical Mix)
2.0 Cantonese DTS-HD MA Mono (Home Video Mix)
Remastered English Subtitles
2.0 English DTS-HD MA Mono
5.1 English DTS-HD Master Audio
Audio Commentary with Frank Djeng
Audio Commentary with Mike Leeder and Arne Venema
Audio Commentary with Kim Newman and Sean Hogan
Audio Commentary with Audi Sorlie and Chris Ling
Interview with Fan Sui-wong
Hong Kong Trailer
English Trailer
Reversible sleeve with original Hong Kong Poster Artwork




88 Films