The Stick (1988 South Africa) VHS
A group of South African soldiers are sent out into the bush to find and destroy a rebel group that killed an earlier patrol. When they find a small village with all the men gone, the soldiers panic and slaughter the remaining villagers, including an old witch doctor. As the group tries to make their way back to camp, strange things begin happening to them.
(IMDB Jean-Marc Rocher)
The Angola war was a sensitive subject at the time and this film was not welcomed by the government of 1988. (IMDB Johannes Rudolph)
When submitted for approval by the South African government they requested 48 cuts to be made. The director refused and the film remained banned until the 1990s. (IMDB)