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In a post-apocalyptic world, the residents of an apartment above the butcher shop receive an occasional delicacy of meat, something that is in low supply. A young man new in town falls in love with the butcher's daughter, which causes conflicts in her family, who need the young man for other business-related purposes.

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Written by

Jean-Pierre Jeunet (Screenplay)
Marc Caro (Screenplay)
Gilles Adrien (Screenplay)

Runtime

99 minutes

Country

France

Language

French

Tagline

A futuristic comic feast.

Cast

Keywords

dark comedy post-apocalyptic future cult film cannibal clown butcher suicide attempt dystopia underground butcher's shop vegetarian terror cell

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Lists

#237 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#183 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

#96 on The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider