(838) RAW (2017) A Grisly Modern Horror Masterpiece
Modern Masterpiece of Graphic Horror"
starring Garance Marillier · Ella Rumpf · Rabah Nait Outfella
a young woman - raise as a strict vegetarian - undergoes a carnivorous
hazing (which involves eating raw rabbit livers) at her university,
she has an immediate allergic reaction which then develops into an unbidden
taste for meat. Her craving becomes uncontrollable as she slips into
cannibalism during frenzied sex.
the past decade French horror has concentrated on dark themes dealing
with lust and body betrayal. This is a narrative that seems to have
begun with Claire Denis' TROUBLE
EVERY DAY in 2002, gaining momentum with IN
MY SKIN, INSIDE
Interestingly, much of the new-wave of disturbing French gore mania
(including this film) is directed by a female.
French film with English subtitles; widescreen format, uncut (99 min.),
DVD encoded for REGION 1 NTSC, playable on any American machine. Extras
include original theatrical trailer.
Violence/Nudity/Strong Sexual Themes/Necrophilia
For Adult Audiences