CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST
1980, Grindhouse Releasing, 95 min, Italy, Dir: Ruggero Deodato

Ruggero Deodato's bleak and brutal masterpiece pulls no punches and is not for the squeamish. When a group of documentary filmmakers vanishes in the Amazon jungle, professor Harold Monroe goes on a rescue mission into the green inferno; while he doesn't find the crew, he does retrieve their footage. Hoping to unlock the mystery of the missing documentarians with the film, he instead finds the true heart of darkness. Part political commentary and part atrocity exhibit, CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST lives up to its notorious reputation - by the end you’ll be asking yourself, “Who are the real cannibals?”


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