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256 Ratings

The Naked Prey

Directed by Cornel Wilde
United States, 1966


After an ivory-hunting safari offends an African tribe, the colonialists are captured and hideously tortured. Only Cornel Wilde’s marksman is released, without clothes or weapons, to be hunted for sport. This stripped-to-the-bone narrative is a meditation on the notion of civilization.

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The Naked Prey Directed by Cornel Wilde

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Academy Awards

1967 | Nominee: Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen

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