Italian filmmaker Umberto Lenzi, best known for writing and directing Cannibal Ferox, has passed away at the age of 86 om Rome. There’s been no official cause of death released.
Lenzi’s resume is massive, including So Sweet, So Perverse (1969), An Ideal Place to Kill (1971), Seven Blood Stained Orchids (1972), Sacrifice (1972), Knife of Ice (1972), Spasmo (1974), Eaten Alive (1980), The House of Witchcraft (1989), Hell’s Gate (1989), House of Lost Souls (1989), Nightmare Beach (1989) and Black Demons (1991). His contributions to American cinema can be found in Almost Human (1974), Eyeball (1975), Nightmare City (1980), Cannibal Ferox (1981) and Ghosthouse (1988). Which are among your favorites?
We send our condolences to his friends and family. Thanks to Horror Society for the heads up.