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Old 30th March 2018, 06:28 PM
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The legislation is there to 'protect animals' and the BBFC are obliged to follow it.

It's a bit late one might argue given its a practice in film making that's nowhere near as prominent as it once was. I do think here the law is something of an ass when it's applied retrospectively to films several decades old. As a way of stamping out the practice today then fair play. But films like Cannibal holocaust are relics of a bygone era and a record of how films were made back then. Excising material like this has always felt somewhat like letting film makers off the hook. Alleged 'directors cuts' where the film makers can remove the stuff they wish they hadn't shot.
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