La grande bouffe

La grande bouffe

The big feast

DVD - 2009 | French
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In Ferreri's decadent and depraved masterpiece, four friends hole up with three prostitutes and a local schoolteacher in a Parisian villa to eat themselves to death.
Publisher: Port Washington, NY : Koch Lorber Films, 2009
Edition: Widescreen
ISBN: 9781417201952
1417201959
Branch Call Number: DVD FRENCH GRANDE
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Grande bouffe
Big feast

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suzimck
Sep 25, 2015

Ridiculous, gross and silly I quit about a third of the way through as I could see no point that could be made that would encourage me enough to sit through the rest of it. GROSS and stupid. I would have given it a minus star if I could have.

Froster Oct 09, 2012

The French have a word for it. Dégueulasse. This film reminds me of the equally disgusting Salo, in its unremitting repetition in pursuit of an obscure meaning. There has to be a moral in here, in the endless scenes of gluttony and demeaning sex, and (if I were feeling generous enough to care) it probably has something to do with the Western world’s headless pursuit of pleasure, regardless of the consequences. But there is no explanation of why these four characters are literally eating themselves to death, why their four names are the same names as the actors who play them, or why those four superb actors would agree to lend their names and talents to such a piffling project. This is just terrible. (And I’m talking plain English).

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