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Cannibal HolocaustDuring a rescue mission into the amazon rain forest, a professor stumbles across lost film shot by a missing documentary crew. Instead of survivors he discovers a world of cannibalistic excess beyond his wildest imaginings and the footage creates chaos...Keywords:
Actors of "Cannibal Holocaust"
Directors of "Cannibal Holocaust"
Ruggero DeodatoBirthdate: 7 May 1939, Potenza, Basilicata, Italy
Creators of "Cannibal Holocaust"
Giorgio SteganiBirthdate: 13 October 1928, Milan, Lombardy, Italy
Critic Reviews of "Cannibal Holocaust"
Time OutJune 24, 2006
Its pointed attack on exploitative film-making seems somewhat rich in the circumstances, but this is well made, uniquely unpleasant and almost deserving of its huge cult status.
Blu-ray.comJuly 05, 2014
Rough, but it's an interesting type of sensationalism from a (thankfully) bygone production era. It's not a film to be enjoyed, but it certainly offers a singular genre bite that's impressively gonzo.
Cinema CrazedJune 26, 2014
An enormous master work from Ruggero Deodato whose own film has pretty much guaranteed to outlive its creator.
ColeSmithey.comNovember 14, 2011
[VIDEO ESSAY] Apart from being a truly disturbing film, "Cannibal Holocaust" serves up a cold plate of scathing social commentary.
Antagony & EcstasySeptember 08, 2010
Basically perfect: it achieves its goals in virtually every respect. Deodato made a movie whose purpose is to make me feel awful, and I do.
Ozus' World Movie ReviewsMarch 20, 2010
This is, bar none, the most revolting, weird and disturbing cannibal film I have ever seen.
CinePassionNovember 16, 2009
Ruggero Deodato's purposefully unwatchable opus questions the film image's validity while debasing it
Projection BoothOctober 24, 2007
The completely heinous nature of the film...is exposed through its own inconsistencies.
eFilmCritic.comMay 27, 2006
It may be the nastiest of the Video Nasties.