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Following in the footsteps of both her parents and older sister, animal-loving vegetarian Justine enrols in veterinary college. Entering a seductive world of boys, drugs and all-night parties, the diligent freshman remains committed to her studies. But when she is forced to eat raw meat during an elaborate hazing ritual, a dormant hunger is awakened within her and soon an insatiable appetite for flesh takes over. With an abundance of subtext to sink your teeth into, this feminist teen cannibal tale oozes with provocative, youthful exuberance. Like comparable explorations of forbidden female desire such as Marina de Van’s In My Skin or Lynne Stopkewich’s Kissed, Raw is a deeply tactile, even physical experience, which is often uncomfortable to witness. But Julia Ducournau laces her sanguinary exercise in body horror with a caustic streak of dark humour, making it as perversely enjoyable as it is gleefully grisly. A truly singular coming of age fable… with extra bite! (French language/English subtitles)

Winner FIPRESCI Prize Cannes Film Festival
Winner Best First feature  BFI London Film Festival
Winner Best First Feature Sitges Film Festival
Winner Best Director  Fantastic  Fest

"An emotionally driven  coming-of-age  movie."  Hollywood  Reporter
"A unforgettable vision." - Screen - Space
"Masterful..intelligent...Visceral." - Sight & Sound
" Beautifully realized and disturbingly erotic." - AV Club
 

4stars
The flesh-eating movie that had them requiring ambulance intervention in Toronto never lets up. Itís also a complex drama of adulthood, sex, conformity, hazing, body image and lust.'
The Guardian
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