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1,528 Ratings

Cannibal Holocaust

Directed by Ruggero Deodato
Italy, 1980
Drama, Horror


Anthropologist Munroe travels to South America’s rainforest to find a documentary crew lost months before. Instead of survivors he discovers a world of cannibalistic excess beyond his wildest imagining. Chaos erupts as he screens the footage, the most disturbing images ever captured on celluloid.

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Cannibal Holocaust Directed by Ruggero Deodato

Critics reviews

An exploitation film that criticizes exploitation by being exploitative. That’s the best way to define Cannibal Holocaust without inspiring vomiting or heavy drinking… The camera fabricates intimacy by using zooms from afar (especially when capturing the Amazonians as audiences for their own carnage), Rizo Ortolani’s easy-listening score increases in distractive irony, and the closing image of skyscrapers rivals the jungle trees in meance.
July 20, 2016
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