Film Review: Blood of the Beasts (Le Sang des bĂȘtes) (short film) (1949)

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SYNOPSIS: An early example of ultra-realism, this movie contrasts the quiet, bucolic life in the outskirts of Paris with the harsh, gory conditions inside the nearby slaughterhouses. Describes the fate of the animals and that of the workers in graphic detail. REVIEW: An older short film from 1949 that has often been noted for its extreme characteristics. Called by its French name of “Le Sang des bĂȘtes”, Blood of the Beasts begins much in the … Continue reading

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