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Umberto Lenzi's Cannibal Ferox headed to Blu-ray in May

03.19.2015by: Eric Walkuski

Umberto Lenzi's uber-gross CANNIBAL FEROX is getting a shiny new presentation this May, when Grindhouse Releasing unleashes the cannibalistic horror tale on a new 3-disc Blu-ray/CD edition.

First, if you're unfamiliar with the film, catch up with the synopsis here:

Banned in 31 countries, CANNIBAL FEROX assaults your senses as a group of Americans lost in the jungles of Amazonia experience brutal retribution at the hands of blood-crazed cannibals. Shot on location in the savage Amazon wilds of South America, CANNIBAL FEROX is one of the most violent and shocking films ever made. There are at least two dozen scenes of barbaric torture and sadistic cruelty graphically shown.

Special features include:

Original UNRATED, UNCENSORED directors cut
Spectacular new 2K transfer scanned from the original camera negative
SHOCKING deleted footage lost for over 30 years!
Breathtaking digital stereo re-mix by Academy Award winner Paul Ottoman
Optional Italian language soundtrack and original mono mix
Candid and shocking audio commentary by director Umberto Lenzi and star John Morghen
Provocative, in-depth interviews with director Umberto Lenzi, stars Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Danilo Mattei and Zora Korowa, and special effects master Gino DeRossi
EATEN ALIVE! THE RISE AND FALL OF THE ITALIAN CANNIBAL FILM all-new feature-length documentary containing interviews with Umberto Lenzi, Ruggero Deodato, Sergio Martino, Giovanni Lombardo Radice, and Robert Kerman
Original Italian, German and U.S. theatrical trailers
Extensive gallery of stills and poster art
Glossy 12 page booklet containing liner notes by legendary 42nd Street historian Bill Landis (author of THE SLEAZOID EXPRESS) and Eli Roth (director of HOSTEL and THE GREEN INFERNO)
BONUS CD original soundtrack album by Budy-Maglione newly remastered in stunning 24 bit/96khz sound from the original studio master tapes, and including never-before-released alternate takes
Beautiful embossed slip cover

As you can see, this brutal bugger is packed with extras. CANNIBAL FEROX bites down on Blu-ray May 12th; pre-order right HERE. You can give the NSFW trailer a peek below.

Extra Tidbit: Any appreciators of Umberto Lenzi's work out there?



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