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Africa addio (1966)

R  |   |  Documentary, Horror  |  11 February 1966 (Italy)
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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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Kept My Attention But I Was Mortified
27 September 2004 | by (Austin) – See all my reviews

This is a very well done documentary. But what it shows will mortify you. I was yelling at the screen.

The atrocities against the animals in this documentary absolutely made me sick. Animals are slaughtered relentlessly, cruelly and for no reason other than the sport of it. I wanted those wild animals to rip their killers to shreds. At least once it would have been nice to see one of the poachers ripped to shreds by the elephants, lions and hippos.

It never ceases to sicken me how a man with a gun thinks he has really accomplished something by shooting an animal. Watching the men stand proudly with their gun over the carcass of an animal for a photo just makes me sick. They should all have been fed to the lions.

This documentary proves one thing and one thing only. Humans are the sickest and cruelest animals on the planet.


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