Watch It

On DVD: Now | On Blu-ray: TBD

Keep The River On Your Right: A Modern Cannibal Tale

  • Release Date: Mar 30, 2001
  • Rated: depiction of mature thematic material
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 30 min.
  • Genres: Art House/Foreign
  • Director:David Shapiro, Laurie Gwen Shapiro


In 1955, artist, author, and anthropologist [[Performer~P298964~Tobias Schneebaum~tobiasschneebaum]] fulfilled a life-long dream by visiting the jungles of Peru. Seven months later, the New York native returned with remarkable tales of living with a tribe of cannibals, watching their murderous raids on other tribes, and even eating human flesh with them. In 1999, Schneebaum returned to Peru at the age of 78 with a camera crew in tow in hopes of finding the cannibals he lived with many years before. While...more

Other Critics


63 out of 100 Metascore®

Generally favorable reviews

Read reviews