Beautifully written and performed, it looks stunning, is genuinely unsettling, and for those seeking viscera, bloody and gruesome.
Carefully conceals the cannibalism at its heart in favour of the examination of familial roles, rites of passage and ritualism.
While it is often overlooked, it is an effective horror flick with a dark sense of unease that is still incredibly palpable.
Remains one of the most important films in the history of horror cinema. It also remains one of the most controversial.
Occasionally inspiring, often harrowing and depressing, the film throughout is artistic, engaging and intriguing.
Deftly balances a horror premise with the politics of a family drama, marking Jorge Michel Grau as a filmmaker to watch.