- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 27 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: November 9, 2010
- Originally Released: 1980
- Label: Synapse Films
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Note: Original Theatrical Trailer
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.66
- Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English
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Description by OLDIES.com:
Master criminals meet violent death in Johannesburg, South Africa, a city wrought with organized crime. Steve Chaka (Ken Gampu), an ambitious news reporter, learns that these deaths are from the hands of an all-black vigilante group known only as "War on Crime". Teaming up with Lt. Ben Deel (Nigel Davenport, CHARIOTS OF FIRE, A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS) of the local police department, Chaka investigates anonymous tips regarding future "hits" and ends up fighting for his life to uncover the truth behind the vigilante killings! DEATH OF A SNOWMAN is an action-filled South African "grindhouse" gem. Exploitation fans will enjoy the outrageous violence, erratic editing, funky disco soundtrack and jaw dropping dubbing. Also known as SOUL PATROL and BLACK TRASH.
A better than average cast, headed by Nigel Davenport, hypes the quality of the low-budget meller SOUL PATROL. The protagonist is a black newspaper reporter, working in a racially explosive community. Sensing dirty work afoot, the reporter butts heads with the all-white police department. The bigoted chief exacts vengeance on the reporter, but he refuses to give up. An orgy of violence is just around the corner at every turn; how long before the anticipated bloodbath'
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