Mondo Cane
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This shockumentary caused a stir when it was released in 1962 -- no one had seen anything quite like it before. But audiences need not have worried, this low-brow, disconnected series of clips on "savages" and "barbarians" (usually dark-skinned) who pierce their skin or their noses and do not bother to cover their breasts, would only get worse in sequel after sequel, through the 1970s. Purporting to show repulsive or erotic ritual practices and strange cultural customs from around the world, such as the slaughter of pigs in New Guinea or Asians who eat dog meat, or even the… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A quasi-documentary best remembered for the beautiful theme song "More.""
‑ Steve Crum, Video-Reviewmaster.com
"average cinemagoers will be confused and bored, while shock seekers will come away deeply disappointed"
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"The quintessential mondo film."
‑ Rumsey Taylor, Not Coming to a Theater Near You
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