WHO’S IN IT?
Garance Marillier (Boys on Film 9: Youth in Trouble), Ella Rumpf (Summer Outside), Rabah Naït Oufella (Girlhood), Laurent Lucas (In My Skin), Joana Preiss (Boarding Gate), Bouli Lanners (A Very Long Engagement), Marion Vernoux (Empty Days), Jean-Louis Sbille (A Heavenly Vintage)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Julia Ducournau (film debut), director, writer; Jean des Forêts (Cold Water of the Sea), producer; Jim Williams (Sightseers), composer; Ruben Impens (The Broken Circle Breakdown), cinematographer; Jean-Christophe Bouzy (Good Luck Algeria), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Justine (Marillier) is a young vegetarian woman who is subject to a series of hazing rituals when she starts veterinary school, during which she develops a taste for raw meat. This new development begins to have serious consequences on who she is as a person, especially when she craves a taste for something with a bit more flesh on the bone…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Raw is a body horror film that’s been wowing audiences left and right at several film festivals, and is now unleased upon paying audiences who have the opportunity to see this strange slice of entertainment for themselves.