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Mondo Inferno (1964)

Il pelo nel mondo (original title)
This shockumentary takes us on visits to a restaurant that serves up delicious dog meat dishes, mud-wrestling clubs, a chastity belt store. We get to see bizarre funeral rites, snake ... See full summary »

Directors:

Antonio Margheriti, Marco Vicario (as Renato Marvi)

Writers:

Antonio Margheriti (as Marco Vicario), Marco Vicario
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Coccinelle Coccinelle
Stephen Garret Stephen Garret ... Commentator and Narrator
John Hart ... Commentator
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This shockumentary takes us on visits to a restaurant that serves up delicious dog meat dishes, mud-wrestling clubs, a chastity belt store. We get to see bizarre funeral rites, snake charmers, bloodsuckers and a hidden-camera expose into the local baby selling and slave markets! Written by Sujit R. Varma

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What your eyes see... your mind won't believe! See more »

Genres:

Documentary

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

April 1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mondo Inferno See more »

Filming Locations:

Hawaii, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Not too bad.
8 April 2006 | by haildevilmanSee all my reviews

A tamer version of the great Mondo Cane.

This is just a more television friendly version of the Mondo films that were ubiquitous during the time. Most of what's shown can be seen on Discovery channel style documentaries nowadays.

The narrator hams it up a bit but at least he doesn't sound bored or mocking. This one almost reminds you of the films you'd see in school on Friday afternoons. The films your 3rd grade teacher showed just to fill in the time before the weekend while keeping the kids quiet at the same time.

Some of the editing is clunky and one gets the impression a lot of the filming was spur of the moment, but it isn't boring either.

A passable time-waster.


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