Cannibal Holocaust…1980 Italy horror adventure by Ruggero Deodato set for US Blu-ray release on 1st July 2014

Posted: 12 May, 2014 in video nasty
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Cannibal Holocaust Blu ray Robert Kerman Cannibal Holocaust is a 1980 Italy horror adventure by Ruggero Deodato.
Starring Robert Kerman, Francesca Ciardi and Perry Pirkanen. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

  • 2014 Grindhouse Releasing (RA) Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 1st July 2014

Censorship History

Famously banned in the UK as a Video Nasty in 1983.

Unbanned for the heavily cut 2001 DVD.

The cuts were reduced to animal violence only for 2011 DVD.

Deodato produced a new edit in 2011 to more tidily remove the animal violence.

Uncut in the US and Italy.

See further details at Melon Farmers Film Cuts: Cannibal Holocaust

Summary Notes

A New York University professor returns from a rescue mission to the Amazon rainforest with the footage shot by a lost team of documentarians who were making a film about the area’s local cannibal tribes.

Specs for the new CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST Blu-ray are as follows:

  • New high definition digital restoration of the uncensored director’s cut
  • Spectacular digital stereo re-mix and original mono mix
  • Commentary tracks with director Ruggero Deodato and star Robert Kerman, stars Carl Yorke and Francesca Ciardi
  • New in-depth interviews with Ruggero Deodato, Francesa Ciardi, assistant director Salvo Basile and cameraman Roberto Forges Davazati, as well as classic interviews with Robert Kerman, Carl Yorke and composer Riz Ortolani
  • Liner notes by director Eli Roth (HOSTEL) and legendary horror journalist Chas. Balun (DEEP RED)
  • Extensive still galleries and theatrical trailers from around the world
  • BONUS CD — Amazing new remaster of the original CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST score by Grammy winner and Academy Award nominee Riz Ortolani (MONDO CANE) AND MORE SURPRISES!

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