The ghosts and monsters in horror films often come from people, and are specific symbols of the dark side of human nature. The two recent Taiwanese films, "Cry Sad" and "Curious Tea" both have horror elements, but their styles are very different - "Cry Sad" is a variant of a bloody zombie cult film, while "Cracked Rumble" is a mix-and-match type of nonsensical black comedy. The two films have many parody or "homage" designs to the same type of films, and each has its own novelties, but the overall effect is not perfect. Screess" is a variant of the zombie movie, because it is not the zombies who have lost their bodies and lost their souls that kill and eat people, but humans who preserve memory and consciousness.
Similar to the worldview of general zombie films, the biochemical crisis of "Crying Sadness" originated from a rapidly spreading virus, and the infected became Special Database extremely bloodthirsty, and then the social system completely collapsed. This play was also created in response to the strange phenomenon during the epidemic, inserting plots that satirize the ignorance of the public and the incompetence of politicians, but did not fully extend the development. The most innovative idea of "Crying Sadness" is the setting of "living like zombies", which expresses director Rob Jabbaz's pessimistic view of human nature. If the general zombie setting is that humans are infected by viruses or radiation, lose their humanity and become terrifying monsters, this film points the source of terror directly to the darkest part of human nature itself.
The virus turns the human brain out of the mechanisms that control desires—including appetite, sex, and power—into cannibals, promiscuity and murder. Because the setting of human consciousness is preserved, "Crying Sadness" is different from ordinary zombie films. It will not just kill and devour like beasts, but will make more perverted sadistic behaviors because of human malice and imagination. . Therefore, the film echoes not only the plague, but also war; there are many cases of perverted abuse in the history of human war, and the perpetrators are not infected by any virus. Perhaps the "virus" can symbolize thos