November 15, 2015 at 6:48 pm (1 Head, Primitives) (, , , , , )

Primitives – 1980 – Indonesia

“This is a true adventure filmed on location in the jungle where the events portrayed actually took place.” Thus opens Primitives, as Kraftwerk’s “We Are the Robots” inexplicably plays on the soundtrack. In a plot similar to Cannibal Holocaust (1980), three anthropology students trek through the Indonesian jungle to find a lost “cannibal” tribe. They are harassed by poisonous flora and predatory fauna, and are captured by grunting, screaming natives. The natives imprison, abuse, and sexually molest the students until they eventually escape.

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