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Mondo pazzo (1963)

Mondo cane n. 2 (original title)
The official sequel to the original shockumentary, presenting new and bizarre behavior from around the world, including cruelty, graphic gore, and strange rituals.

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Credited cast:
Stefano Sibaldi ...
Narrator (voice)
Henning Skaarup ...
(Danish Narrator)
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The original shockumentary sequel made up of episodes in the life of man and beast, filmed all over the world - New Guinea, Germany, Singapore, Portugal, Australia, America and beyond. This time around, the voyage includes vivisection, recreations of old west lynchings, a visit to a mortician's school, transvestites, wild sex clubs and alligator hunting. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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30 November 1963 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Mondo Cane No. 2  »

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Followed by Goodbye Uncle Tom (1971) See more »


Toccata und Fuge d-moll, BWV.565
By Johann Sebastian Bach
Played by Jacques Loussier Trio
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lesser than the original
10 November 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I recently picked up the "Mondo Cane collection" from Blue Underground. The third of the official Mondo films is the sequel to Mondo cane. Some of the segments are interesting, some are boring, some are heart-breaking & some seem like filler. On a whole this is not as good of a documentary as the first Mondo film was. Still worth watching at least once, i guess.

My Grade:C

Dvd Extras: 2 theatrical trailers (USA & international); radio spot; & poster and stills gallery

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