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Ian Jane
12-05-2012, 11:30 AM
Full credit goes to Jack for finding out about this one and pimping it on Facebook.

Bruno Mattei's four part TV series edited together into a feature length 'documentary' using footage he stole from some of his older movies? Sounds rad. The DVD is a Czech release, no English option, Czech language only.

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Andrew Monroe
12-05-2012, 01:04 PM
It'll probably make equal sense even if you can't understand what they're saying...maybe more!

Love that cover.

sukebanboy
12-05-2012, 08:03 PM
Oh My God....Gotta get this one...I thought we were all out of Bruno Mattei surprises....

This has just about made my Christmas!

Alex K.
12-05-2012, 08:12 PM
So, someone took the two DTV Mattei cannibal flicks and edited them together like a faux-documentary? I gotta check this shit out!

sukebanboy
12-05-2012, 08:14 PM
So, someone took the two DTV Mattei cannibal flicks and edited them together like a faux-documentary? I gotta check this shit out!

I am confused now...

Ian said...

Bruno Mattei's four part TV series edited together

Also JACK J (a member here) posted this on his blog....

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-umW-BiLLs3w/TaNmwn46rAI/AAAAAAAAFew/qjoezt___CM/s1600/Cannibals_Legend_or_Reality_02.jpg


It's really a 4 episode made-for-tv thingy but only released as an edited film version on DVD. And only in ONE country: the good ol'e Czech Republic!

Also....


the bloody film is gonna come out on reg. 1 DVD!!! It's listed on bloody Amazon!!!!!!

Ian Jane
12-06-2012, 10:39 AM
This is on Amazon? I can't find it.

sukebanboy
12-06-2012, 08:21 PM
This is on Amazon? I can't find it.

Review here...
http://bamboogodsandbionicboys.blogspot.kr/2011/04/cannibals-legend-or-reality-c2005.html?zx=3c350391aee078b1

On US dvd it was retitled as
THE REAL CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST..
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-U0-fhojdRrg/TaeWdV-V8QI/AAAAAAAARtA/eJdwAc9RSR0/s1600/Cannibal_USdvd.jpg

DVD TALK REVIEW HERE..
http://www.dvdtalk.com/reviews/49477/real-cannibal-holocaust-the/

Alex K.
12-06-2012, 09:11 PM
So, is it a Bruno Mattei production or is it The Real Cannibal Holocaust?

Trivia: The Real Cannibal Holocaust (a title made up by the DVD company releasing it) is actually a mondo called Guina Ama WHICH is the source of the mondo footage from Bruno Mattei's Hell of the Living Dead!

NSFW

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJnD69bbDxI

I just played the Kevin Bacon game with Bruno Mattei. I am the fucking man.

sukebanboy
12-06-2012, 10:52 PM
Confused now......?????

Bruno Mattei shot his in the Philippines....didn't finish the planned tv series, so they edited together into a feature...

http://www.diamondsinternationalfilm.com/admin/upload/02(22).jpg

Looks like his version of SILENT HILL!!

sukebanboy
12-06-2012, 10:58 PM
You can get it on a collection here....

http://www.popron.cz/kanibalove-kolekce3-dvd-3-dvd/s-363389/?_actionnumber=9050&econf=1

http://www.popron.cz/fotocache/mid/363389.jpg

Jack J
12-07-2012, 02:05 AM
THE REAL CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST (aka Guina Ama) is NOT AKA Bruno Mattei's CANNIBALS: LEGEND OR REALITY. They're two different movies. There's a review of THE REAL CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST here:
http://mcbastardsmausoleum.blogspot.dk/2011/05/dvd-review-real-cannibal-holocaust-1974.html

Unfortunately, there was a bit of confusion about GUINA AMA when it was announced simply because the video label didn't provide any info about which film was behind the English title. Incidentally, as Alex pointed out, some of the mondo footage that Mattei used in his HELL OF THE LIVING DEAD was taken from GUINA AMA (the scenes of an old woman wiping body fluid off a dead corpse and smearing it onto herself!). And altho Andrew Leavold uses the cover from THE REAL CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST on his site it's still not the same film (unfortunately I'm to blame as I reported that early faulty info on my own blog about a year ago and he probably saw it there - but didn't see my update).

According to the distribution company behind Mattei's CANNIBALS: LEGEND OR REALITY it was made as a four part TV-series (that did indeed get finished) and later turned into a feature length film (which is nothing unusual in Italy. YOR was also a TV-series that got turned into a film and the same with TREASURE ISLAND IN OUTER SPACE).

Btw, I'm no expert on mondo films by any definition of the word and I'm not sure how much of Mattei's documentary film/tv-series is real or not. Some of it is clearly staged with actors while some scenes look real. I'm not sure. There's a scene of a woman getting her stomach cut open while she's still alive but it's been digitally censored on the DVD. Not sure if any of it is real. The DVD has no extras and is narrated in Czech with no other language options what so ever.

Alex K.
12-07-2012, 02:27 AM
Wow, interesting. I can't believe anyone would go to those lengths to film a faux mondo in this day and age. I look forward to it just the same though!

Jack J
12-07-2012, 02:35 AM
LOL. Yeah, well, Mattei was the last of the old crew that kept going long after everyone else had chucked the towel in the ring. LOL. The screen grabs on Andrew's blog (I'm sure they're taken from my own blog but he actually wrote down the film's credits so I link to that instead, LOL) are what you get. Does some of that look real? I have no idea.
http://bamboogodsandbionicboys.blogspot.kr/2011/04/cannibals-legend-or-reality-c2005.html?zx=ea2684053fa91239

Alex K.
12-07-2012, 02:53 AM
Looks absolutely real and certainly doesn't employ actors in wigs to me.

Jack J
12-07-2012, 02:55 AM
:haha:

sukebanboy
12-07-2012, 09:14 AM
Hey Jack.....Nice to have the expert in here to clear up us "amateur" mistakes!!!

Would love to see this Bruno Mattei flic UNFOGGED and in english (needs to be badly dubbed of course to be TRUE Mattei style!!)

Gonna try and track down the 4 hour original broadcast if I can....My life now has a purpose!!!:haha:

Ian Jane
12-07-2012, 10:29 AM
Yeah, it's definitely not the same movie that One 7 released as Real Cannibal Holocaust - that was a Japanese/Italian co-production that Mattei had nothing to do with.

http://www.rockshockpop.com/forums/content.php?1359-Real-Cannibal-Holocaust-The

BUT... footage from Real Cannibal Holocaust does appear in Libidomania and Hell Of The Living Dead.

This shit gets really confusing once you start thinking about it too much!

Jack J
12-07-2012, 02:47 PM
Hey Jack.....Nice to have the expert in here to clear up us "amateur" mistakes!!!


Uhh, well, it was I who initially confused Mattei's film with a Japanese/Italian production, made more than 30 yrs earlier, so I'm not so sure who's the biggest amateur here. Haha. But thanks, mate. :D

Good luck on trying to track down that original version. Needless to say I'd also love to see it, preferable subbed or dubbed into something I can capisce. I don't know if it was even broadcast anywhere. Mattei's last zombie films and THE JAIL were all sitting on the shelf for years before they were released in the Czech Republic.

Jack J
12-07-2012, 02:55 PM
I totally forgot about this!!! There's actually a trailer (in English no less!!) on the production company's home page. I can't embed it but here's a direct link:
http://www.diamondsinternationalfilm.com/trailer_eng.php?id=23

And info about the film/tv-series:
http://www.diamondsinternationalfilm.com/movie_eng.php?id=23

Ian Jane
12-07-2012, 02:58 PM
Some of the footage in that trailer even is culled from other movies.

Anyone else find it odd that Mattei's later stuff seems to be unusually prevelant in the Czech Republic of all places? It's like a hotbed of Mattei activity over there.

Jack J
12-07-2012, 03:32 PM
It's very strange and I don't know the answer as to why. As far as I know the Czech Republic is still the only place THE JAIL is released (if there's a Japanese release I haven't heard of it). It's a great pity as it's the best of Mattei's last movies if you ask me. It's got women in prison, torture, gore, cannibalism, and even Mike Monty is there.

Czech trailer for the dvd:

http://i304.photobucket.com/albums/nn199/mrsick_scans/th_Jail_trailer.jpg (http://s304.photobucket.com/albums/nn199/mrsick_scans/?action=view&current=Jail_trailer.mp4)

sukebanboy
12-07-2012, 09:32 PM
Time for me to brush up on my Czech language skills!

See how Bruno can inspire people to improve themselves....even from beyond the grave!:biggrin:

I remember reading that the Czech DVD of THE JAIL has the original English language dub...Is it right?

Jack J
12-07-2012, 10:44 PM
Time for me to brush up on my Czech language skills!

See how Bruno can inspire people to improve themselves....even from beyond the grave!:biggrin:

I remember reading that the Czech DVD of THE JAIL has the original English language dub...Is it right?

Yes! And so do the Czech dvd's of his last two zombie films. I think the dialogue was delivered in English, but not recorded on set, and then later dubbed by the actors themselves. The non English speakers certainly have heavier accents then what we are used to hearing in the old English dubbed Italian film (cos the actors didn't dub themselves).

sukebanboy
12-08-2012, 10:02 PM
Yeah, saw his last two movies and they had the English audio.......But was wondering about this one as it was originally a TV series...so thought it might not be in English...

Jack J
12-08-2012, 10:26 PM
Yeah, saw his last two movies and they had the English audio.......But was wondering about this one as it was originally a TV series...so thought it might not be in English...

But we're talking about THE JAIL. CANNIBALS: LEGEND OR REALITY was made as a TV-series, not JAIL. ^_^

Here's the real trailer (i.e. not the advertising trailer for the Czech dvd):


http://youtu.be/8dIRAi6K_YQ

Jack J
12-08-2012, 10:41 PM
Btw, after I went thru the whole headache of ordering THE JAIL from the Czech Republic (it took two months before I received it) I discovered that there's a webshop in the UK that actually stocks the same dvd (legit copies, not a bootleg)!

They have quite a few DVD's from around the world, AWE dvd's from Denmark, etc. - and also Czech dvd's (they don't have CANNIBALS: LEGEND) and as I'm saying they have THE JAIL. Recently I ordered another copy from them (for a friend) and it came thru with no problems. I think it took a week before I had the dvd. They take PayPal.

Go here:
http://sinerama2.com/zencart/the-jail-womens-hell-p-287.html

And there's a bunch of screen grabs from the film as well (not work safe).

sukebanboy
12-08-2012, 11:27 PM
Sorry Jack.....brain not functioning well..

Meant to say, i saw the two zombie movies in English....Wondered if THE JAIL was in English AND then meant to ask if you knew if the Cannibal tv series was in English or not!!!

That JAIL looks sleazy enough to have been made in the 1980's!!!

Look at the acting in here!!

http://sinerama2.com/DVDS/WJ16.jpg

Will get hold of it if I can...

Jack J
12-09-2012, 01:33 AM
Sorry Jack.....brain not functioning well..

Meant to say, i saw the two zombie movies in English....Wondered if THE JAIL was in English AND then meant to ask if you knew if the Cannibal tv series was in English or not!!!

That JAIL looks sleazy enough to have been made in the 1980's!!!

Will get hold of it if I can...

I checked the info about CANNIBALS: LEGEND on the distribution company's website and this is what it says:


| CANNIBALS - LEGEND OR REALITY?

RUNNING TIME: Serie di 4 episodi di 60 min. ognuno e 1 Film-docu [my Italian learnt via watching the entire Sopranos run tells me this translates: Series of 4 episodes of 60 min. each and 1 film documentary]
PRODUCTION: Diamonds international film s.r.l. di Roma
PRODUCED BY: GIANNI PAOLUCCI
EXECUTIVE PRODUCTION: LA PERLA NERA S.R.L.
PRODUCTION MANAGER: ARIEL CASTILLO SANCHEZ
LANGUAGE: ITALIAN/ENGLISH
FILM FORMAT: DIGITAL
SUBJECT: TEXTS: BRUNO MATTEI
SCREENPLAY: ANTRHOPOLOGIST: PIERLUIGI TENTORI
DIRECTOR: TECHNICAL: DAVID HUNT
MUSIC: FLIPPER - BEAT RECORDS
PHOTOGRAPHY: RICHARD GOLDBERG
EDITING: DANIELE CAMPELLI

Where are you located? If you're in the UK you should have no problems getting THE JAIL from the site I linked to. Actually they ship everywhere so unless it's sold out you shouldn't have any problems at all. Well, unless you're skint. Haha.

sukebanboy
12-09-2012, 04:45 AM
Hey that says its directed by someone called DAVID HUNT!!!!

Are you trying to trick us Jack......He wouldn't put a fake name on his movie now would he????....What would be the point in that???:biggrin:

Jack J
12-09-2012, 05:34 AM
Hah! His two zombie films were put out using the Vincent Dawn monicker and he also often used Pierre Le Blanc. He also did a few post 2000 softcore porn flicks; films that are also still sitting on the shelf and that were directed under that name.

sukebanboy
12-09-2012, 05:52 AM
No I don't believe you!!!

Bruno would NEVER try to deceive his loyal fans by pretending his movies were made by someone else....even for TAX purposes!!!:funny:

Seriously though, i used to LOVE fighting my way past all the pseudonyms that certain directors used....I remember it was Video Watchdog that used to have a list of all the directors aliases..and also the many re-titling of hte movies....A Great read!!

Jack J
12-09-2012, 06:38 AM
:woot:


Btw, now that we're talkin' Mattei anyway. I received this from the friendly people at YouTube a couple of days ago:



The YouTube Community has flagged one or more of your videos as inappropriate. Once a video is flagged, it is reviewed by the YouTube Team against our Community Guidelines. Upon review, we have determined that the following video(s) contain content in violation of these guidelines, and have been disabled:

Bruno Mattei's SECRETS OF WOMAN -

Your account has received one Community Guidelines warning strike, which will expire in six months. Additional violations may result in the temporary disabling of your ability to post content to YouTube and/or the permanent termination of your account.


:haha::haha::haha:

Jack J
12-09-2012, 07:07 AM
Btw, if you guys do the fb thing there's now a wee group dedicated to Mattei:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/384178601665809/387982941285375/?comment_id=387994817950854&notif_t=group_comment_reply

sukebanboy
12-09-2012, 07:19 AM
:woot:


Btw, now that we're talkin' Mattei anyway. I received this from the friendly people at YouTube a couple of days ago:







:haha::haha::haha:

Mattei would have been proud....Causing trouble even from beyond the grave!!

Ian Jane
12-09-2012, 03:14 PM
Btw, if you guys do the fb thing there's now a wee group dedicated to Mattei:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/384178601665809/387982941285375/?comment_id=387994817950854&notif_t=group_comment_reply

Thanks for the heads up on that. I'd have never thought to look there. Joined up and I hope to be enlightened!

Jack J
12-09-2012, 06:59 PM
Thanks for the heads up on that. I'd have never thought to look there. Joined up and I hope to be enlightened!

You're welcome. The group was set up the other day so it's still limited how much info there is so far. The guy behind up is the editor of a Swedish (English friendly) fanzine called Horrophobic.

sukebanboy
12-10-2012, 07:29 AM
Horrophobic means a phobia of horror no????

Wish I was on FACEBOOK and I would be all over this...Let us know what happens Ian!

Ian Jane
12-10-2012, 10:40 AM
Not much so far. It'll grow over time I'm sure.

sukebanboy
12-10-2012, 11:14 AM
Not much so far. It'll grow over time I'm sure.

Wishful thinking maybe!!

Jack J
12-10-2012, 03:56 PM
Horrophobic means a phobia of horror no????


I don't get it either. Why would you use a name for a zine (that is a pro-zine of horror) and then call it that. Me no get. I asked him about it on fb but he just felt it was a good name and I think he probably hadn't been able to come up with something better. My two zines were called "Banned in Britain" and "Stay Sick!", names I'm still happy with to this day. :clint: