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Ironmaster (1983)

La guerra del ferro: Ironmaster (original title)
A tale that takes place at the dawn of history. The movie tells the story of a tribe that discovers how to fashion weapons out of iron and use them for their own survival. However, the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Sam Pasco ...
Ela
Elvire Audray ...
Isa
George Eastman ...
Vood
Pamela Prati ...
Lith (as Pamela Field)
Jacques Herlin ...
Rag
Danilo Mattei ...
Tog (as Brian Redford)
Benito Stefanelli ...
Iksay
Areno D'Adderio
Giovanni Cianfriglia ...
Vood's Thug
Nello Pazzafini
Walter Lucchini ...
Member of Mogo's Tribe
Nicola La Macchia ...
(as Nico La Macchia)
William Berger ...
Mogo
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A tale that takes place at the dawn of history. The movie tells the story of a tribe that discovers how to fashion weapons out of iron and use them for their own survival. However, the creation of iron also causes the tribe to battle for possession of the new weapons. Written by Kain <severson@webaccess.net>

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10 March 1983 (Italy)  »

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the filmmakers actually kill a lion and a boar
30 January 2012 | by (Albuquerque, USA) – See all my reviews

I'm a big fan of B movies, particularly these caveman/barbarian things, but about 10 minutes in a boar is killed on screen, and maybe 10 minutes later there is a scene where the main protagonist/villain, Vood, takes his volcanic forged iron weapon and kills a lion, and I couldn't continue watching. The lion is not stabbed on screen, but it is shown first violently convulsing and then dead, so I assume it is all real. I understand filmmakers were very inhumane to animals, particularly horses, in Hollywood's Golden Age, but this was Italy in 1983 A.D., not the Roman Colosseum 81 A.D. For such suffering to occur for sheer entertainment is unacceptable. If someone could point me to some evidence of how this was all a clever fake nothing would make me happier than to be able to withdraw my review.


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