France, 1991
Director: Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Producer: Claudie Ossard
Cast: Marie-Laure Dougnac, Dominique Pinon, Jean-Claude Dreyfus
Screenwriter: Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Gilles Adrien
Cinematography: Darius Khondji
Music: Carlos D'Alessio
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Science Fiction
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Language: French with English subtitles
Running Time: 99 minutes

Unemployed circus clown Louison (Dominique Pinon) applies for a job as a handyman at an apartment building in post-apocalyptic France, unaware that the ad is meant to lure people to slaughter. The butcher/landlord Clapet (Jean-Claude Dreyfus) provides human meat for his tenants. When Louison and Julie (Maire-Laure Dougnac), the butcher's daughter, fall in love, it takes all their wits to escape the knife.

Awards and Recognition:
Best Film not in the English language nomination (BAFTA Awards, 1993)
Best Editing (César Awards, 1992)
Best First Work (César Awards, 1992)
Best Production Design (César Awards, 1992)
Best Screenplay (César Awards, 1992)
Best Supporting Actor, Most Promising Actress, Best Music, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, and Best Sound nominations (César Awards, 1992)

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