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 Eaten alive! The ultimate terror movie...

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Cannibal Holocaust (1980) is a controversial exploitation horror Film directed by Ruggero Deodato, telling the tale of four documentarians who journey deep into the Amazon rainforest to film the indigenous tribes. When they fail to return, anthropologist Harold Monroe leads a second expedition to rescue the first group. He ultimately finds their lost cans of film, through which he ultimately learns of their grisly fate.

Controversy followed this infamous "video nasty; after its premiere in Italy, the film was seized and Deodato arrested on obscenity charges. He was later accused of making a Snuff Film due to rumors that actors were killed on camera. While he was cleared on all charges, the film was banned in Italy, the UK, Australia (where it was eventually passed uncut), and several other countries due to its graphic depiction of gore, sexual violence, and the inclusion of six genuine animal deaths.

In 1981 a rip-off was made by Umberto Lenzi called Cannibal Ferox.


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