One of the most infamous and controversial movies of all time is making its way to 4K Ultra HD with 88 Films set to bring a remastered version of Ruggero Deodato’s 1980 shocker Cannibal Holocaust to the UK this November.
As yet, it’s unclear which version of the film is featured, although the BBFC has recently rated a 95 minute version from 88 Films, which is 3 minutes longer than the listed runtime Shameless’ release of Ruggero Deodato’s New Edit from 2011. However, it isn’t a fully uncut version, with the BBFC guidance stating:
“This work required a compulsory cut to a scene of animal cruelty. Cut was made in accordance with BBFC Guidelines, policy, and the Cinematograph Films (Animals) Act, 1937, which is applied in accordance with the Video Recordings Act, 1984.”
Primitive savagery meets the brutality of the modern world in Ruggero Deodato’s timeless slice of visceral horror – Cannibal Holocaust, a film so violent and depraved that the director was charged with killing his own cast!
Anthropologist Harold Munroe is hellbound as he travels into the green inferno of South America s rainforest in an attempt to find a documentary crew lost months before. Instead of survivors he discovers a world of cannibalistic excess beyond his wildest imaginings but when he returns home and screens the footage left behind by the eviscerated filmmakers, chaos erupts as the screen is filled with some of most disturbing images ever committed to celluloid.
Cannibal Holocaust will release on 4K Ultra HD in the UK on November 22nd.