La grande bouffe

La grande bouffe

La grande bouffe

French-Italian sex comedy from Marco Ferreri. A group of men hire prostitutes in a countryside village for an orgy of sex and food - with the express purpose of eating themselves to death. Described by Roger Ebert as "a chronicle of gluttony and self-hate." FIPRESCI Prize winner and Palme d'Or nominated at Cannes 1973.

FIPRESCI Prize winner, Cannes Film Festival 1973
1973Rating: R18+130 minsFrance, ItalyFrench and Italian with English subtitles
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La grande bouffe / Reviews

Time Out

Time Out

A colourful social satire, but when the tone turns sombre it looks awkwardly as if Ferreri was trying for something more.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

A chronicle of gluttony and self-hate.

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