We Are The Flesh

We Are The Flesh
  • 2016
  • Spain
  • 1h 20min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Emiliano Rocha Minter
  • Cast: Noé Hernández, María Evoli, Diego Gamaliel
  • Language: Spanish
  • UK release: 18 November 2016

Mariano (Hernández), a leery, bug-eyed hermit lives in an abandoned building, where he becomes a father figure, guru and dictator to siblings Fauna (Evoli) and Lucio (Gamaliel), pushing them towards transgressive carnality. By turns unfathomable and unpalatable, it has the feverish intensity of a nightmare, like Hansel and Gretel done by Gaspar Noë.

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We Are the Flesh

14 Nov 20163 stars

Mexico's Emiliano Rocha Minter directs this seriously twisted and feverishly intense fantasy

Mexican director Emiliano Rocha Minter's debut feature is not for the faint-hearted. We Are the Flesh (Tenemos la carne) feels like a perverse interpretation of a traditional fairytale. It is a twisted hybrid of Hansel and Gretel, Faust and the Biblical…

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