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We Are the Flesh (Tenemos la carne)2017

We Are the Flesh (Tenemos la carne) (2017)



Critic Consensus: Visually striking and aggressively confrontational, We are the Flesh may prove as difficult to watch as it ultimately is to forget.

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After the end of the world, a young brother and sister roam an apocalyptic city looking for food and shelter. They take refuge in the dilapidated lair of a strange hermit who makes them a dangerous offer to survive. He puts them to work building a bizarre cavernous structure, where he acts out his insane and depraved fantasies. Trapped in a maddening womb-like world under his malign influence, they find themselves sinking into the realms of dark and forbidden behavior.


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Critic Reviews for We Are the Flesh (Tenemos la carne)

All Critics (47) | Top Critics (14)

While a difficult film to claim as 'beautiful' in the sense of classical prettiness, there is ... a dizzying exquisiteness to Minter's craft.

August 25, 2018 | Full Review…

For every moment of sick visceral genius (e.g. whenever Hernandez or Evoli are left to their own devices), there's another of clumsy metaphor (e.g. the limp punchline of the movie's final minutes).

January 20, 2017 | Rating: C | Full Review…

Viewers expecting a garden-variety horror flick will likely recoil, but those seeking new voices in Mexican cinema may well hail Minter's effort.

January 19, 2017 | Full Review…

Mr. Rocha Minter, who is in his 20s, has obvious filmmaking talent, but he is also, to judge by this evidence, a sensationalist dilettante with a mean streak.

January 19, 2017 | Full Review…

Filmgoers who brave We Are the Flesh may regret seeing it. Forgetting it is another matter entirely.

January 18, 2017 | Full Review…

The film establishes a hypnotic rhythm through razor-stropped editing and a reverberant sound design that later scenes will disrupt with alarming impunity.

January 17, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for We Are the Flesh (Tenemos la carne)

The kind of crap that gives bad fame to so-called "art films" (a term that I hate, by the way), made by someone who is clearly a fan of Gaspar Noé and David Lynch but who mistakes shock for meaning, and so all he makes is trashy, disgusting porn dressed up as artistic.

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