Cannibal Holocaust and the Savage Cinema of Ruggero Deodato by Julian Grainger

By Julian Grainger

Cannibal Holocaust is extensively acclaimed as being one of many maximum horror videos of all time; certainly this highly influential movie is so devastatingly powerful that it is usually wrongly accused of being a 'Snuff' motion picture. This publication is the absolutely permitted advisor to the superb movies of Ruggero Deodato, whose infamous masterpiece CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST is analysed intensive besides all his different videos, which come with residence at the fringe of THE PARK, WAVES OF LUST, reduce AND RUN, final CANNIBAL global, BODYCOUNT, PHANTOM OF dying, THE BARBARIANS, DIAL: aid, THE ATLANTIS INTERCEPTORS and reside LIKE A COP, DIE LIKE a guy. With career-spanning interviews, a close filmography, stories of all his videos and a gorgeous collection of stills, ad-mats, infrequent posters and behind the curtain images chosen from Ruggero Deodato's own assortment, this booklet is the definitive reference paintings on considered one of Italy's so much comprehensive horror movie administrators. totally revised and up-to-date, with an additional sixteen pages of recent textual content and illustrations, and issued in hardback for the 1st time.

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191O), edited by Hugo Vollrath. Astrological periodicals and a related book-series, the Astrologische Rundschau [AstrologicalReview] and the Astrologische Bibliothek [Astrological Library],were also issued here from 1910. Hartmann's earlier periodical was revived in 1908 under the title Neue Lotusbliiten at the Jaeger press, which simultaneously started the Osiris-Biicher, a long book-series which introduced many new occultists to the German public. Meanwhile, other publishers had been entering the field.

Encouraged by this generous provision, List wrote a series of 'ArioGermanic research reports' (Guido-List-Biicherei) which were based upon his occult interpretations of ancient national culture. Between 1908 and 191I, six reports were issued as booklets under the auspices of the List Society.

Steiner published a periodical, Luzifer, at Berlin from 1903 to 1908. 20It may have been a desire to counter Steiner's influence in the occult subculture which led Hartmann to encourage the publication of several new periodicals. In 1906 a Theosophical Publishing House was established at Leipzig by his young protege Hugo V ~ l l r a t h . ~Under ' this imprint a wave of occult magazines appeared, including Der Wanderer (1906-6), edited by Arthur Weber; Prana (1909-19), edited initially by the astrologer Karl BrandlerPracht and later by Johannes Balzli, secretary of the Leipzig Theosophical Society; and Theosophie (est.

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