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SHOCKUMENTARY EXTREME COLLECTION (2-DISC LIMITED EDITION) - OUT OF PRINT
SHOCKUMENTARY EXTREME COLLECTION (2-DISC LIMITED EDITION) - OUT OF PRINT
SHOCKUMENTARY EXTREME COLLECTION (2-DISC LIMITED EDITION) - OUT OF PRINT
SHOCKUMENTARY EXTREME COLLECTION (2-DISC LIMITED EDITION) - OUT OF PRINT
2-DISC DVD
(BU3011DVD)
UPC Code: 827058301190
PRICE: $0.00
Director: Gualtiero Jacopetti and Franco Prosperi

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Release Date: August 29, 2006
NOT FOR PERSONS UNDER 18!
AFRICA ADDIO (DIRECTOR'S CUT)
As colonialism in Africa came to an end in the early 1960s, a continent of unstable nations was left tragically ill-prepared for their new-found independence. Over the next three years, Jacopetti and Prosperi would risk their own lives to be among the few eyewitnesses to Africas agony. From the genocide of Zanzibar to the Watusi and Mau Mau massacres, from mercenary assaults in the Congo to industrial complicity in South African apartheid, the most savage beast on the Dark Continent emerged as man himself. What began as a mere documentary soon became a picture postcard from hell; the directors first-person portrait of the civil wars, devastating famine and shocking slaughter that still plagues Africa today. This is their story. AFRICA ADDIO is their masterpiece.

Upon the release of AFRICA ADDIO, Jacopetti and Prosperi who had narrowly escaped execution in Africa would be accused around the world of racism, exploitation and even murder. The controversy would irreparably taint the film and haunt their reputations forever. Blue Underground is now proud to present the never-before-seen 139-minute Directors Cut restored from the original camera negative.

ADDIO ZIO TOM (DIRECTOR'S CUT)
In 1971, Jacopetti and Prosperi wrote, edited, produced and directed this astonishing exploration of race relations in modern America including jaw-dropping depictions of evil White oppression, radical Black rage and a time-travel dramatization of slave trade atrocities, all shown in horrifyingly graphic and debasing detail and set to a sweeping Riz Ortolani score. The result was an experience so incendiary that distributors forced the filmmakers to completely re-cut the film and radically re-write its extreme narration, removing more than 13 minutes of race-war politics and inserting alternate scenes creating what would become an entirely different film before it could be released.

This is the complete 136-minute Directors Cut of ADDIO ZIO TOM personally restored by Gualtiero Jacopetti himself and presented uncut and uncensored for the first time anywhere in the world.
  • Disc 1: AFRICA ADDIO (DIRECTOR'S CUT)
  • Disc 2: ADDIO ZIO TOM (DIRECTOR'S CUT)
  • Color
  • Dolby Digital Mono
  • Italian
  • Optional English Subtitles
  • 2.35:1 / 16x9
  • 1966-1971
  • 275 Mins
  • Not Rated
  • Region Code: 1
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    SHOCKUMENTARY EXTREME COLLECTION (2-DISC LIMITED EDITION) - OUT OF PRINT Gualtiero Jacopetti and Franco Prosperi