Savages (1972)

James Ivory wrote and directed this sharp satire that takes a critical look at the true nature of "civilization." The first part of the tale is filmed in black and white and follows a band of barely clad "savages" as… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 31, 1972
DVD Release Date: June 22, 2004
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Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Christopher Hudson
The Spectator

The film, within its own limited and minor ambitions, succeeds admirably.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Feels like lesser Luis Bunuel (or Derek Jarman); it's an intriguing short-film idea stretched out to feature length, worth a glance primarily as an artifact of its time.

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Christopher Null

the one-joke premise quickly wears thin

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Walter M.
In "Savages," the Mud People are about sacrifice a human to their gods when they are interrupted by a mysterious round object rolling into their camp.… More