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Africa addio (1966)

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The cruel acts of animal poaching and violence, executions, and tribal slaughtering, all taking place on the African continent.

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From the producers of 'Mondo Cane' comes this violent document of a continent in transition; the change from white colonialism to independent black statehood. Often times, this resulted in the wholesale massacre of thousands of people and the indiscriminate extermination of wild life. Captured on film are mercenary killer squads wiping out entire villages, executions, Mau-Mau massacres and more! Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Three actual persons appear uncredited in this documentary. The first person is Julius Nyerere, the first president of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika). The second person is Richard Gordon Turnbull, the last colonial governor of Tanzania. The third person is Moise Tshombe, a Congolese politician who returned to Congo to "stop the rebellion" and later died 3 years after Africa Addio was made. See more »

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15 October 2003 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

This just aired on the small (digital) "culture" channel here in Finland. I am not sure whether this was the censored or the uncensored version - if this was the censored one I don't even want to think about what might be in the uncensored version.

Very very very impressive photography and - above all - editing. It *is* in parts very gruesome (esp. animal lovers should be prepared for some depictions of mindless cruelty) - but it also shows beautiful things, black, white, animal and floral.

That this is hard to come by today I can understand, it is just impossible politically incorrect (and must have been so at the time too). The makers of this movie seem to sympathise with everyone and no-one


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