Michael Hoover hoov at freenet.tlh.fl.us
Sun Mar 21 04:25:58 PST 1999

> Has anyone already seen _Ravenous_? (I haven't seen it yet.) John Ruch (our
> local film critic in Columbus) says that it is a cross between George
> Romero's Living Dead films and Herzog's _Aguirre: the Wrath of God_. In
> other words, cannibalism as a metaphor of capitalism and colonialism.
> Sounds good to me.
> I might also mention here Pasolini's _Porcile [Pigsty]_ (in which Pierre
> Clementi plays a fine young cannibal who kills his father in the Middle
> Ages as well as a son of a fascist industrialist who allows himself to be
> devoured by pigs) as one of my favorite films.
> Yoshie

How about Brazilian Nelson Pereira Dos Santos' *Como Era Gostoso Meu Francaise* (How Tasty Was My Frenchman)?...Tupinamba capture European and sentence him to death for colonial genocide... prior to his execution, he is provided a wife (widow of murdered Tupinamba) and allowed to 'go native' (clothing, daily rituals, etc)...final shot shows woman who was the wife calmly eating a cooked piece of Euro...Michael Hoover

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