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Sacrifice! (1972)

Il paese del sesso selvaggio (original title)
Not Rated | | Adventure, Horror | 23 May 1973 (USA)
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After a photographer is captured by a native tribe and put through several trials, he must fight to protect the village and his new love interest, the chief's daughter.

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Cast overview:
... John Bradley
... Marayå (as Me Me Lay)
Prasitsak Singhara ... Taima
Sulallewan Suxantat ... Karen
Ong Ard ... Lahuna
Prapas Chindang ... Chuan
Pipop Pupinyo ... Mihuan
Tuan Tevan ... Tuan
Chit ... Cannibal
Choi ... Cannibal
Song Suanhud ... Witch Doctor
Pairach Thaipradit ... Thai
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A photographer on assignment in the rain forest is ambushed and held slave by a primitive tribe, until the chief's daughter chooses him as her groom. After being initiated by various tortures, he becomes a part of the tribe and helps them against modern dangers and a cannibal tribe they're at war with. Written by Anonymous

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The film Cannibal Ferox (1981), also directed by Umberto Lenzi, was originally released in Australia as "Woman from Deep River" in order to draw an implied connection with this film. See more »

Quotes

Taima: [to John Bradley] In three moons you man of tribe. You not to die because Maraya says not, even if little arrows cause you much pain.
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A dark horse
14 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

I liked this one strictly for its exoticness. Ivan Rassimov (R.I.P Big Man) actually could have become an action star if he wasn't more inclined to stay in Europe. And Me Me Lay (Where is SHE now?) looks great dressed or naked. She has a great face. I have the Prism edition video. That one is missing a brief cannibal scene that later showed up in Lenzi's "Eaten Alive by the Cannibals." The cinematography was well done and I may catch some heat for this but I actually liked the music. Obviously it ripped off "A Man Called Horse" but the change in location gave it a bit more to work with. The love scene in the river came very close to XXX. A well placed bush (no pun intended) kept it soft-core. I heard rumors that Rassimov and Lay were romantically linked at one point but I don't know how true it is. Not much gore, so jungle flick fans should like it. I know I did.


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