- France / Germany / Poland / Spain
- 1h 19min
- Directed by: Roman Polanski
- Cast: Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz, John C Reilly
- UK release: 3 February 2012
- Website: www.sonyclassics.com/carnage/
A playground spat between two boys causes their parents to try to settle their differences. There's little attempt to disguise the film's theatrical origins, but it plays out at such a blistering pace and boasts such exuberant performances that it's hard not to give in to it. Fast, funny and filthy.
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Carnage24 Jan 2012
Polanski's comedy of upper-middle class savagery is fast, funny and filthy
(15) 79mins Roman Polanski’s adaptation of Yasmina Reza’s play Gods of Carnage opens with a playground spat. Set over the opening credits, it’s this innocuous bust-up that drives the bitterly funny four-hander, as the parents of both children try to…
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