From snuff to the South: the global reception of Cannibal Holocaust

Xavier Mendik, Nicolo Nicolo Gallio

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    In this joint authored chapter, Mendik (along with Nicolo Gallio) considers the international press coverage of the controversial Italian film Cannibal Holocaust, linking the reception of the film to longstanding geographical tensions within Italian society.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationSnuff
    Subtitle of host publicationReal Death and Screen Media
    EditorsNeil Jackson , Shaun Kimber , Johnny Walker , Thomas Joseph Watson
    Place of PublicationNew York
    PublisherBloomsbury Academic
    Number of pages16
    Publication statusPublished (VoR) - 28 Jan 2016


    • cult film
    • Film and cultural studies
    • film theory


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