Deodato contacted and told him to contact the three other actors who played the missing film team.
Even in a "meta" sense, we see the theme appear once again in the lengths the director of Cannibal Holocaust itself went, going so far as to kill and butcher four animals on camera.
An Italian special edition followed carried over some of the extras but featured a different Italian-language commentary, a 5.
Shameless Screen Entertainment in the UK beat Grindhouse to the punch with their region free Blu-ray release, derived from a new HD master — opening with the United Artist TransAmerica logo also seen on DEADLY BLESSING — that was brighter and somewhat flatter.
The wealth of new material is certainly welcome, but the omission of the "In the Jungle" featurette deprives the set of some context for the film's reputation with only mentions of Deodato's prosecution and the banning of the film in several countries spread out among the extras as side remarks.