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3.4
98 Ratings

Goodbye Uncle Tom

Addio zio Tom

Italy, 1971
Drama, Documentary

Synopsis

Two documentary filmmakers go back in time to the pre-Civil War American South, to film the slave trade.

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Goodbye Uncle Tom Directed by Gualtiero Jacopetti, Franco Prosperi

Critics reviews

Today, when even the most mainstream fare is routinely deconstructed for its perceived ideological shortcomings, it’s bracing to watch something as fundamentally horrendous and complicated as Prosperi and Jacopetti’s mock-doc Farewell Uncle Tom (1972). It is simultaneously the least palatable and most fascinating film in the Mondo Mondo program.
July 22, 2016
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