- Original title
- Running time
- 95 min.
Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Marc Caro, Gilles Adrien
UGC / Hachette Première
Fantasy. Comedy | Black Comedy. Cult Movie
- Synopsis / Plot
- A young drifter named Louison (Dominique Pinon), arrives in a middle-of-nowhere town seeking work and lodging, and is given a place to stay above a local butcher's shop in exchange for his services as a handyman. This surrealistic world is a meatless and cannibalistic one, and 'real' food is a highly expensive commodity that is used as currency for grain. The local inhabitants of the town in which Louison visits all have a 'secret' agreement in which the Butcher supplies them with meat in exchange for their resisting of cannibal urges towards one another. However, unbeknownst to Louison, this agreement involves the Butcher supplying his very own-hired Handyman as food!
: Nominated for BAFTA Awards: Best Foreign Languaje Film
: Sitges: Best Director, Best Actor (Dominique Pinon), Soundtrack
: César Awards: 4 Awards: 12 Nominations
1991: Chicago International Film Festival: Gold Hugo - Best Movie
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