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— by Nick Johnston: In I-Fan Wang’s zombie political comedy Get the Hell Out, Taiwanese politics becomes literal murder for a handful of politicians who are trapped in the chambers of the Legislative Yuan (Taiwan’s equivalent of a parliament) after a viral rabies strain is released among them during a visit by their infected president. Our protagonists, Hsiung (Megan Lai), a disgraced yet passionate legislator who attacked a group of journalists that were getting in her face and caused her to lose her seat, and Wang (Bruce Ho), a security guard-turned-congressman who Hsiung groomed to be her replacement after she resigned…

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