R | | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
In a totalitarian future where deviants are held in rehabilitation camps, a freedom fighter and a wrongly-accused prisoner form an alliance to survive their decadent oppressors' game of kill-or-be-killed - and turn the tide against them.
The nude extras in the group shower scene were from a local hippie commune.
One of you has been foolish enough to try to leave us before his re-education was completed. In my view this is treason, and will be treated as such. You will remember our motto: 'Freedom is obedience, obedience is work, work is life'. Well, now ...
When Chris cuts Ritter's hands off, traumatically amputating both of them, even though there are several arteries and veins in the stumps, other than blood on the stumps, there's no blood spurting out them at all. This is an impossibility. As long as Ritter's heart was flowing, blood would have initially shot out of the stumps slowing as his heart stopped.
The UK cinema and Guild/Vipco video versions were cut by 5m 42 secs to secure a '18' rating and heavily toned down the scenes of torture and violence including the savage beating of a woman, the burning to death of a failed escapee, and various scenes of broken limbs and gore. The film was issued twice on DVD in 2003 (as "Turkey Shoot" and "Blood Camp Thatcher") and both versions were passed fully uncut by the BBFC.