From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
Cannibal Holocaust (1980, Italy) is a Cannibal Shock film directed by Ruggero Deodato.
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- Featured in: Celluloid Bloodbath: More Prevues From Hell | Deodato Holocaust | Searching for Cannibal Holocaust | Drive In Delirium: Maximum 80s Overdrive (BluRay)
- Included in: GCDb Top 20 | GCDb Top 20 Horror Classics | Depraved Delights: 20 Grindhouse Cinema Shockers | Three Exploitation Cinema Classics
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- Released in 1980 | Color
- Running Time: 95 min | USA: 90 min (animal cruelty-free version) | Canada: 86 min (Québec) | UK: 89 min (heavily cut)
- Production Co: F.D. Cinematografica
- Distribution Co: United Artists (1980) (Italy) (theatrical) | Transcontinental (1985) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed)
- Directed by Ruggero Deodato
- Written by Gianfranco Clerici
- Starring Robert Kerman, Francesca Ciardi, Perry Pirkanen, Luca Barbareschi, Salvatore Basile, Ricardo Fuentes
- Produced by Franco Di Nunzio, Franco Palaggi
- Original Music by Riz Ortolani
- Cinematography by Sergio D'Offizi
- Film Editing by Vincenzo Tomassi
Also Known As
- Cannibal holocausto (Argentina) (video title) / Venezuela | Ad kannibalov (Russia) | Holocausto caníbal (Spain) | Kannibaalien polttouhrit (Finland) (censored version) | Kannibal massakren (Denmark) | Nackt und zerfleischt (Germany) | Nadzy i rozszarpani (Poland) | To Olokaftoma ton kannivalon (Greece) | Ruggero Deodato's Cannibal Holocaust (USA) (complete title)
- During a rescue mission into the Amazon rainforest, a professor stumbles across lost film shot by a missing documentary crew.
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