|Born||7 May 1939|
Potenza, Basilicata, Italy
|Other names||Monsieur Cannibal|
|Occupation||Film director, screen writer, actor|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
Silvia Dionisio (m. 1971–1979)
Ruggero Deodato (born 7 May 1939) is an Italian movie director, screenwriter and actor. His best known movie is Cannibal Holocaust, thought to be one of the most controversial and brutal in the history of cinema. It has been banned or censored in many countries. He is known as "Monsieur Cannibal" in France.
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- Shipka, Danny (2011). Perverse Titillation: The Exploitation Cinema of Italy, Spain and France, 1960-1980. McFarland. p. 119.
- "Dall'altra parte del cult – Intervista a Ruggero Deodato" (in Italian). cinewalkofshame.com. Archived from the original on 22 February 2015. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
- "Cannibal Holocaust: 'Keep filming! Kill more people!'". theguardian.com. 15 September 2011. Retrieved 6 January 2015.
- "Cannibal Holocaust Theatrical Re-Release Announced". dailydead.com. 10 August 2014. Retrieved 6 January 2015.