DES MORTS (“The Dead”) Production: France/Belgium, 1981 Director: Jean-Pol Ferbus, Dominique Garny & Thierry Zeno Category: Mondo/Death A documentary that examines the burial and disposal of dead bodies according to differing customs and circumstances. In sharp contrast to American practices, where the deceased are eviscerated, drained and then sewn up to Continue Reading


UHAW NA DAGAT (“Evaporated Sea”) Production: Philippines, 1981 Director: Celso Ad. CastilloCategory: Island Exploitation/Freaks The most bizarre of all the films made by “alternative cinema” director Castillo, set on a remote tropical island where three sisters live. This paradise slowly turns to nightmare with the advent of various intruders, most notably Continue Reading