About

This bizarre surrealistic black comedy takes place in a small fictitious post-apocalyptic town where food is scarce and butcher Clapet has the macabre business of using human flesh to feed his customers. Yet when his daughter falls in love with his next slaughter victim things turn into chaos.

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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

post-apocalyptic cult film planned murder 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