The Movie Raw Required Medical Attention for Two
The Movie Raw required paramedics to be called during a screening of the film, as several audience members passed out. Ryan Werner, marketer for the Toronto Film Festival, said, “An ambulance had to be called to the scene as the film became too much for a couple persons.”
The Movie Raw Most Buzzed About European Film
The movie Raw is a graphic film that has become a must-see for horror fans. It took the FIPRESCI Critic’s Prize in May at the Cannes Film Festival where it made its world premiere.The French-language film is about a vegetarian college student, who slowly becomes a cannibal, soon after becoming hazed at veterinary college. She develops an overwhelming desire to eat human flesh. The trailer is quite gory and involves animal bits being eaten, skin peeled off bodies and blood showers.
The movie Raw is the debut film for director Julia Ducoumau. The mobbed screening had top agents and managers on hand trying to attract the attention of the director. She is currently unsigned.
The movie will next screen at Fantastic Fest followed by Mayhem Film Festival, Celluloid Screams, Beyond Fest, and the Sitges Film Festival. NBCUniversal bought the distribution rights to the film out of Cannes. It will be released at a later date in the United states.