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DVD Review: Tropic Of Cancer (Camera Obscura)

30 April 2012 7:52 PM, PDT | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

Giampaolo Lomi and Edoardo Mulargia's Al Tropico del Cancro (Tropic of Cancer/Death in Haiti) is the kind of weird genre mish-mash that could only have come out of the '70s. The film is a combination of the best and worst conventions of mondo movies, gialli, and supernatural horror films from the era, spun together in a very entertaining, though markedly unfocused way. As if the bizarre construction of the film weren't enough to pique one's interest, the story behind the film's production is as interesting as any, given that it was shot in Haiti during the dictatorial reign of Papa Doc Duvalier. All things considered, Tropic of Cancer is a film that manages to transcend its intentions both through its blend of exploitation genres and »

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