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Cannibal Films 101

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If there’s one particular brand of cinema that is well renowned for being overtly nasty and controversial. Then it’s the Italian Cannibal film. Titles such as Make Then Die Slowly and Trap Em and Kill Em don’t piss down your back and tell you it’s raining. It’s ‘Oi mate’, smack in the face! If it’s not the subject matter at hand, then it’s often the castration , rape or extreme violence. The director of the notorious 1980 film Cannibal Holocaust, Ruggero Deodato, was even forced into an Italian court charged with murder, until he could provide the actors from […]

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