Cannibal Holocaust

Cannibal Holocaust ★★★★★

💗Daily Horror Hunt #32 (Feb. 2021)💗
[8] Watch a horror featuring a score composed by Riz Ortolani.

"The Last Road to Hell"

There's really nothing else quite like Ruggero Deodato's filthy trek into the maze of the green inferno. Swallowed alive, diving deeper and deeper into the unhinged depths of human depravity. The savages of the civilized world unleashed on a tribe lost to time itself – taking what they please, defiling whoever gets in the way, and destroying whatever is left behind. Truly horrifying stuff.

Sure, there's been countless other shocking and disturbing films released in the 40+ years since Cannibal Holocaust hit the scene, but this one still leaves me totally gutted by the time the final images flicker and fade, and the last harrowing notes of Riz Ortolani's hopeless score ring out. Exploitation with purpose, brutality with nauseating impact – no morals, no limits, and no objections. A mirror on modern society – disgustingly familiar, yet impossible to look away.

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