RAW Rating: R (for aberrant behavior, bloody and grisly images, strong sexuality, nudity, language and drug use/partying)
Directed By: Julia Ducournau
Written By: Julia Ducournau
Cast: Garance Marillier as Justine, Ella Rumpf as Alexia, Rabah Naït Oufella as Adrien, Laurent Lucas as Father, Joana Preiss as Mother, Bouli Lanners as the driver, Marion Vernoux as a nurse, Jean-Louis Sbille as the professor
In Theaters: Mar 10, 2017, Limited
Runtime: 98 minutes
Studio: Focus World
REVIEW OF RAW (GRAVE) 2016
Raw and in French Grave is a 2016 French-Belgian horror movie written plus directed by Julia Ducournau. The movie stars Garance Marillier as a vegetarian college student who, following an initiation ritual, becomes a cannibal.
The movie was screened in the International Critics’ Week section at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival where it won the FIPRESCI Prize.
During a screening at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival, some viewers received emergency medical services after allegedly fainting from the movie’s graphic scenes.
The movie will be released in the United States by Focus World on March 10, 2017.
Everyone in Justine’s family is a vet. And a vegetarian. At sixteen she’s a brilliant student starting out at a veterinary school where she experiences a decadent, merciless and dangerously seductive world. Desperate to fit in, she strays from her family principles and eats RAW meat for the first time. Justine will soon face the terrible and unexpected consequences as her true self-begins to emerge…