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Release Date:
11 February 1966 (Italy) See more »
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Tagline:
This is Today's Story of Africa Aflame! See more »
Plot:
The cruel acts of animal poaching and violence, executions, and tribal slaughtering, all taking place on the African continent. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
2 wins & 1 nomination See more »
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(9 articles)
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Terrifying. And fascinating. See more (28 total) »

Cast

 
Sergio Rossi ... Narrator (voice)
Gualtiero Jacopetti ... Himself (uncredited)
Julius Nyerere ... Himself (uncredited)
Moise Tshombe ... Himself (uncredited)
Ian Yule ... Mercenary (uncredited)

Directed by
Gualtiero Jacopetti 
Franco Prosperi 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Gualtiero Jacopetti 
Franco Prosperi 

Produced by
Angelo Rizzoli .... producer
 
Original Music by
Riz Ortolani 
 
Cinematography by
Antonio Climati 
 
Film Editing by
Gualtiero Jacopetti 
Franco Prosperi 
 
Production Management
Stanis Nievo .... production manager (as Stanislao Nievo)
 
Sound Department
Fausto Ancillai .... sound mixer
Frederick Ridgard .... sound recordist
 
Special Effects by
Tonino Cacciottolo .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Federico Abussi .... assistant camera
Ugo Valenti .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Maria Gianandrea .... assistant editor
Clara Mattei .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Billy 'Silver Dollar' Baxter .... director of promotions
Paolo Ketoff .... technical supervisor
 

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Also Known As:
"Africa Adieu" - South Africa (English title) (dubbed version)
"Africa Blood and Guts" - USA (reissue title)
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Runtime:
140 min | Sweden:116 min | USA:83 min (1970 release) | USA:122 min | Norway:124 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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Australia:R | Canada:R (Nova Scotia) (original rating) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Canada:18 (Nova Scotia) (re-rating) (2003) | Finland:K-18 (DVD rating) | Finland:K-16 (re-rating) (1968) (cut) | Finland:(Banned) (1967) | Italy:VM18 | Italy:VM14 (DVD) | Norway:16 | Sweden:15 | UK:X (heavily cut) | USA:R | West Germany:18 (heavily cut) (video premiere)
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Trivia:
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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Referenced in Cannibal Holocaust (1980)See more »

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Terrifying. And fascinating., 1 March 2012
Author: karlo_v from Croatia

Both terrifying and fascinating are the words that sprang up in my mind as I was watching the movie.

It's fascinating that the record of atrocities made to humans and animals in Africa existed already in the sixties. Just as those atrocities were happening. Today, fifty years later, we are only made aware post festum that something like that was happening and happened, but it is like some distant point in the past. If you think Iraq war in the nineties was the first 'live' feed of (war) terror from the other side of the world, think again. And try to find this movie. The movie maybe is not 'live' feed in the most rigid sense of the word, but it is a contemporary document of something that shouldn't have happened. And, what is worse, is still happening today.

And terrifying? Well, you just have to see the movie.

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