This morbid, unusual, and critically acclaimed documentary was filmed in the most exotic locations all over the world. Of the Dead (Des Morts) deals with death, the soon dead, and the ... See full summary »
This movie continues in the same vein as F.O.D. 1 with short scenes of death related material. Mortuarys, accidents, police work are filmed by TV crews and home video cameras. Some of the ... See full summary »
Feature film examining the existence of films in which people are murdered on camera and the culture surrounding them. Through interviews with former FBI Profilers, Cultural Academics, and ... See full summary »
Paul von Stoetzel
Larry C. Brubaker,
"Documentary" about an expedition through darkest Africa in search of a jungle medicine man who performs bizarre (and illegal) skull surgeries. Along the way there is much footage of ... See full summary »
A documentary highlighting some of the oddest, strangest and more grotesque examples of human behavior. Included are a tour of the Grand Guignol theater in Paris, a man who sticks long ... See full summary »
Weather or not this documentary offers a realistic take on Asia is up to the viewer, but it's not very likely. I have lived and/or worked on 4 different continents and thought I had seen everything from modernism to 3rd world life. However much of what you see in Shocking Asia 2, much like it's predecessor Shocking Asia 1 seems less shocking if you take out what appears to be fictionalized narration. Still there are some images that should be avoided if you are squeamish.
Some of the topics that are discussed includes a sacred monkey shrine, public cremation, eastern sex shops, faith healers and a host of other spiritual activities. Some of the segments seem to openly use sexploitation to help sell the video. If you are truly interested in Asian history and culture might I suggest the public library.
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