The Raw movie has gained massive attention after the people at the Toronto International Film Festival passed out. With this, the cannibal horror film was dubbed as one of the most gruesome films this year 2017.
The latest trailer of Raw has already been dropped and it featured horrific and haunting scenes of the lead star.
Directed by French Julia Ducornau, the movie follows the story of a teenage girl named Justine (Garance Marillier). As she entered veterinary school, she is also facing the issues of adulthood, living independently away from home, hazing, drugs, family drama, parties, and sexual encounters.
Raw Movie Tackles Cannibalism
Justine is described as academically exceptional but socially awkward vegetarian. She took veterinary as she followed the footsteps of the rest of her family members. But what makes this coming-of-age movie catch much attention was due to the fact that it shows cannibalism. It also shows scenes of animal torture, skin peeling, and the presence of excessive blood.
In one scene, the 16-year-old first-year college student was forced to eat raw rabbit. This was a mandatory rule during her hazing. However, after eating such, Justine has started eating human appendages which were portrayed realistically.
The Movie That Made People Pass Out
According to a Vulture report, the screening of the horror movie at the Toronto International Film Festival has got two people pass out. A rep from the festival said in a statement “an ambulance had to be called to the scene as the film became too much for a couple patrons.”
The highly-acclaimed director recognized what people think of her debut movie.
“One of my friends passed out at the screening in Paris,” the director said. “I apologized afterward. I don’t feel like it’s a compliment that people are passing out. I feel guilty!”
See the Raw movie’s green band trailer:
And here’s the more gruesome trailer:
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