TIL the 1993 Chinese film, “An Old Man and his Dog” was banned in its native country for decades due to the discovery that the dog trainer and body double to the lead actor was a serial killer who fed his victims to dogs, including the ones onscreen.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheng_Peng_(serial_killer)

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  1. Obligatory “I didn’t learn this today” post – I actually have this on a very hard to come by VHS tape released in Japan back in 1994. I believe most, if not all Chinese VHS tapes, if any existed of this, were recalled / destroyed. I don’t believe it’s ever been re-released, but there is a youtube video of the film here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zcKQRllT8Go

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