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Traces of Death (1993)

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This successor to "Faces of Death" collection is a collection of archive film and borrowed stock footage. In its opening you see the death of a woman named Maritza Martin, who was gunned ... See full summary »


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Credited cast:
Damon Fox ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maritza Martin Munoz ...
Herself - Woman Murdered by Ex-husband on Spanish TV Show 'Ocurrio Asi' (archive footage)
Emilio Nunez ...
Himself - Man Who Murdered Ex-wife on Spanish TV Show 'Ocurrio Asi' (archive footage)
James Vance ...
Himself (archive footage)


This successor to "Faces of Death" collection is a collection of archive film and borrowed stock footage. In its opening you see the death of a woman named Maritza Martin, who was gunned down by her ex-husband on Spanish language television. We then witness British SAS troopers storming the Iranian Embassy in 1980, this is followed by a police chase of a criminal in a pick up truck and the deadly finale. It then goes to footage of animal experiments with a grizzly scene of a live pig being burned alive with a torch. Autopsy footage is then shown of an Asian individual. We are then shown a very graphic presentation on a male to female sex change operation. One interesting scene has a man who had his nasal cavity removed and replaced with a prosthetic, the footage is most interesting and worth the price of admission. The producers then suddenly return to the death theme with the well known footage of R Budd Dwyer and his on air suicide with a .357 Magnum, followed by a look at one of ... Written by Sujit R. Varma

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It doesn't get any deader than this....


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Cry of 183 People, Dead Want to Live  »

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Completely banned in the UK by the BBFC due it not having any "journalistic, educational or other justifying context for the images shown". See more »


Narrator: You will witness visions so incredibly graphic that your brain will surely comprehend the ghastly images it will receive!
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21 January 2006 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I had seen all the "faces of death" films ,i wasn't shocked or anything at all with these films and as said before they had some documentary feeling However... watching this film (partly)i had the same feeling.... until the incredible evil torture against animals,this is so sickening violent that i had to to something,if only to warn people not to spread this filth,(as a torrent,(OR ANY OTHER WAY)To my amazement i saw that this movie is widely sold and advertised. Why anybody would wanna see this as entertainment is totally beyond my (and any sane person IMO)comprehension,so if the people who are making these films get a commercial success out of it, they are gonna repeat it! So the viewer will be responsible (to a certain extend) of what he sees. Think about that when u see this! i would say ignore it,also there are certain people like myself who would (and will!!!!!) pay a small fortune to get my hands on any of the persons involved in making the animal clips in this film,or providing someone else with the means necessary to make it for them!



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