R | | Horror, Thriller
A group of tourists become stranded on an uninhabited island where they are stalked by an insane, violent, and grotesque killer that slaughtered the town's former residents.
Luigi Montefiori (aka George Eastman) who co-wrote, co-produce and as well as portrayed the villain of disfigured cannibalistic serial killer Nikos Karamanlis in the film, stated when he went to the premier to see it at the old Cinema Metropolitan in Rome with the producer, only a few people were in the theater watching the movie, then people started to leave and one couple were still inside the same theater with Luigi Montefiori and the producer. Soon when the scene of the pregnant woman was being strangled by the killer and eventually rips her fetus out to eat it, the couple got up and walked out offended due to the horrific scene (even though it was a skinned rabbit but it was something new and disturbing for the time by 1980). Montefiori and the producer were the only ones left inside watching the rest of the film.
There's evil on this island. An evil that won't let us get away. An evil that sends out an inhuman, diabolic power. I sense its vibrations now. The vibrations are an intense horror. It will destroy us! The very same way it did all the others!
Andy: Shut ...
There is a cut pre-VRA release titled 'Anthropophagous - The Beast'. As it was cut, few people bought it, which is why it is a very rare.
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