As I said the premise is pretty cookie cutter. A woman and several other people head into the jungle to find her missing husband and before you know it members of the team start dying off until just a few remain. Manolo is tied up and tortured, while the others are eaten. Umm, ok… Beer Five All of that is well and good, but does nothing to offset the boredom brought on by this half-assed attempt at schlock cinema. There they find the primitives worshipping the remains of Susan's husband, as they can hear his ticking and believe it to be his heart still beating. Just look at those masks, they should be fierce! Manolo and Susan eventually escape after enduring the ordeal.
Manolo is secret about his reasons for heading up the mountain but he is not alone. She Ursula Andress cares to learn more about her deceased parents' past in this jungle. The three head into the jungle, get in more than a few fights amongst themselves, and view lots of gratuitous animal cruelty, notable an iguana getting eviscerated. Some look for lost treasure. Susan Stevenson Ursula Andress arrives in New Guinea, in search of her husband, Henry, who vanished during an expedition.
Upon arrival, she learns that her husband was most likely captured by cannibals and taken to a sacred mountain. Death and skulduggery occur, as they get ever closer to the the film's incredible, insane finale. A video nasty for all the wrong reasons. No matter how good the actor might be it always comes off sounding phoney. Description: Susan Stevenson and her brother Arthur get off a plane in Papua New Guinea, looking for her missing husband.
Unfortunately they run across a cannibalistic tribe once they get there and not everyone survives. Needless to say, things turn out badly for everyone involved. Upon arriving at the mountain, Arthur is killed and Manolo and Susan are immediately captured by the cannibals and taken to their camp. City residents turn themselves as explorers going into a tropical jungle. Most of these scenes are rather graphic and go on a little too long so I spent a lot of time fast-forwarding through them because to be honest they sickened me. Think the classic Naked Prey with Cornel Wilde or more recently Tarzan the Ape man with Bo Derek. The plot sees Susan Stevenson Ursula Andress trying to find her husband.
I wish that the people behind it had tried something at least a little different instead of following the same old tired and clichéd formula as it definitely would have helped the movie stand out from all the other movies with the same plot. Having the actors later read there lines in a studio saves money but eliminating most reshoots but drains away any intensity. Beer Two After establishing the half-hearted premise of the missing husband, the band of rescuers forges ahead into the jungle. Ursula managed to portray the sexiness of her character despite being over 40 at the time very well which certainly allowed the movie to gain in some respects from the multiple nude scenes in which she was involved. They enlist the help of Edward Foster Stacey Keach , an anthropologist, who has visited the area before and is certain that Susan's husband went to the supposedly cursed area known as Ra Ra Mea, on the island of Roka. An effort was made to film on location with all the action taking place in a real jungle. The only bad performance was that of Antonio Marsina who came across as monotonous and unmotivated.
Bonus Drinking Game Take a Drink: for every time an animal eats another Take a Drink: for every ridiculous cannibal mask Drink a Shot: when you see the midget cannibal. Archived from on August 7, 2013. Along the way, several animals are slaughtered by several methods for several reasons. The cast dwindles and we get to our attempt at a plot twist. Forced to leave the village, the adventure kicks into high gear as the four trek on.
It's also had uncut Region 1 releases from Anchor Bay and Blue Underground. So many resources so little time! Assisted by a man named Manolo Claudio Cassinelli , Foster, Susan, and Arthur are able to rest at a nearby village. However, nudity as we know does not make a good movie. So they surreptitiously head on into the jungle to see if that is where he went. She and her brother Arthur enlist the services of Professor Edward Foster , who thinks her husband might have headed for the mountain Ra Ra Me, which is located just off the coast on the island of Roka. One native is furiously humping away on a pig while a cannibal girl loves herself up, quite graphically. There are many leaves around the shot, and one of them is very clearly added during editing to hide a device to launch the monkey into the snake's mouth.
Otherwise, better cannibal films are easy to find and much more satisfying. Anyway, over time, the group realizes that they're being pursued, especially when they start being killed off one by one. Once Arthur manages to run off the local jungle guides, the only thing left to do is wait. The story is simple and straight. Having to watch a live monkey be slowly devoured by a python is not entertainment.