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♦ ♦ Troubling Synthesis: The Horrific Sights and Incompatible Sounds of “Video Nasties”

Kay Dickinson

in Off Key: When Film and Music Won't Work Together

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326635
eISBN:
9780199851676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326635.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the film and music combination in violent motion pictures. Some examples of these films include Cannibal Holocaust, The Beyond and The Cannibal Apocalypse. This chapter ... More


Nation and Location in Cannibal Holocaust

Calum Waddell

in Cannibal Holocaust

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325116
eISBN:
9781800342583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325116.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the production of Ruggero Deodato's Cannibal Holocaust in Leticia, a small city of the Amazonas, during the time when the country was experiencing considerable political ... More


Spectres of War in Cannibal Holocaust

Calum Waddell

in Cannibal Holocaust

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325116
eISBN:
9781800342583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325116.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter talks about Ruggero Deodato's Cannibal Holocaust as the first of the Italian flesh-eating films since Man from Deep River that was shot in the same area of Leticia, Columbia in which its ... More


Reality in Cannibal Holocaust

Calum Waddell

in Cannibal Holocaust

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325116
eISBN:
9781800342583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325116.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter reviews how Ruggero Deodato'sCannibal Holocaust follows in the tradition of mondo and exotic cinema. It illustrates how Cannibal Holocaust presents the viewer with a purportedly genuine ... More


Introduction

Calum Waddell

in Cannibal Holocaust

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325116
eISBN:
9781800342583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325116.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter introduces Ruggero Deodato, director of Cannibal Holocaust, who is best described as a journeyman filmmaker. It describes Deodato as a director who would go from genre to genre, project ... More


Patriarchy in Cannibal Holocaust

Calum Waddell

in Cannibal Holocaust

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325116
eISBN:
9781800342583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325116.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses how the female form in Ruggero Deodato's Cannibal Holocaust is sexually punished. It describes the terrified women that are subjected to humiliation, degradation, rape, and ... More


Weekend and Cannibal Holocaust: Art, Ballyhoo and Remediation

Simon Hobbs

in Cultivating Extreme Art Cinema: Text, Paratext and Home Video Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474427371
eISBN:
9781474453554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427371.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter starts with an assessment of Jean-Luc Godard’s auteur status, before focusing on Weekend, a film frequently overlooked in discussions of extreme art cinema. By drawing attention to the ... More


The Lasting Legacy of Cannibal Holocaust

Calum Waddell

in Cannibal Holocaust

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325116
eISBN:
9781800342583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325116.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter mentions how Ruggero Deodato'sCannibal Holocaust was speculated to have inspired the film The Blair Witch Project merely on account of its use of found footage. It talks about Eli Roth's ... More


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