Justine begins the film, ducournau says, as a childlike. Julia ducournau born 18 november 1983 is a french film director and screenwriter. Laura is a lawyer, shes beautiful and has a nice boyfriend. Apr 05, 2017 julia ducournau is the new scream queen. In 2011, her short film junior won the petit rail dor at the 2011 cannes film festival. Mar 10, 2017 the first feature film by french filmmaker julia ducournau and her second collaboration with actress. Eat 2012 directed by virgile bramly, julia ducournau. Her 2011 short film junior won the petit rail dor prize at the 2011 cannes film festival. But for julia ducournau, its the lack of trauma that stands out.
The plot follows a young vegetarians first year at veterinary school when she tastes meat for the first time and develops a craving for flesh. Julia ducournau is a french film director and screenwriter. She has also made several shorts, including corpsvivants 2005 en junior 2011. Raw is both written and directed by french filmmaker julia ducournau, making her feature directorial debut after a tv film mange previously. After writing and directing short junior in 2011, which won an award at cannes, and television film mange the year after, ducournau took three. Everyone but vegetarians will feast their eyes on raw grave, a cleverly written, impressively made and. The next year she codirected a feature, mange eat, with virgile bramly, for french tv. Sep 10, 2017 her 2011 short film junior won the petit rail dor prize at the 2011 cannes film festival. Marillier began her acting career in 2011 by playing julia in the short movie junior by julia ducournau. Apr 21, 2017 raw director julia ducournau on how to make a horror film as creepy as possible steph harmon. Julia ducournau is clearly a very talented film maker and wants to do something different within the horror genre. But 15 years ago she was fat, bullied and without friends. French horror film raw mixes cannibalism with coming of. Her first featurelength film raw 2016 premiered at cannes.
It felt like two movies smashed into one, and immediately upon leaving its soundtracked vision of a workingmansdormonwheels, i walked straight into the noholdsbarred private hell of julia ducournau s rawa fitting justbeforemidnight movie to cleanse and bloody the palate. In 2011, her short film junior won the petit rail dor at the 2011 cannes film. Apr 04, 2017 french director julia ducournau talks about her film raw, a coming of age horror drama about a vegetarian veterinary student who develops a taste for meat. Raw 2016 is her debut feature, which received the fipresci prize at cannes critics week earlier this year. She knew she wanted to attack a taboo in her theatrical. Her work as writerdirector includes the tv movie mange 2012 and the short junior cannes critics week 2011. Her first feature, the horror movie raw, won the coveted fipresci prize at the 2016 cannes film festival. In julia ducournaus debut feature raw, a veterinary school student discovers a new taste for the company and the meat of others, and finds a strange new bond with her sister also a student. French director julia ducournau talks about her film raw, a coming of age horror drama about a vegetarian veterinary student who develops a taste for meat. Read the article till the end to know in details about her bio, career, relationships, and so on. Mange 2012 directed by julia ducournau and virgile. Her first feature, the horror movie raw, won the coveted fipresci prize at the. Matthew is a feature writer for film school rejects and a freelance film critic at the. If she wanted cringe and gruesomeness out of spectators, then cringe and gruesomeness she got.
Raw actress garance marillier has a very french disdain for the uproar around her gruesome horror movie. Not to mention, the film won the petit rail dor at the 2011 cannes film festival. Julia ducournau film profile, the debut feature that took the audiences breath away in critics week at the 69 th cannes film festival. These hot directors and producers are turning the old world upside down with a whole new approach to movie making. Julia ducournau reveals raw side of french cinema a rarity among french directors, ducournau challenges the local industry with a debut that blends extreme horror with. She knew she wanted to attack a taboo in her theatrical debut, and she narrowed it down to what she considered. Julia ducournau bio, net worth, movies, husband, dating. Raw will premiere at the 2016 cannes film festival on may 14. Raw is the third film ducournau has worked on with marillier, after the directors short film, junior, and her tv movie, mange.
With garance marillier, yacine ndiaye, aude briant, virgil leclaire. According to her bio, each of her films has been about physical transformation. May 14, 2016 julia ducournaus flesheating french thriller premiered in the cannes critics week. Raw filmmaker julia ducournau on the bloody, terrifying challenge that fueled her tasty new genre film tiff springboard. Furthermore, ducournau earns a massive amount of money from her career. We are very, very close to each other in real life. Julia ducournaus films include raw, junior, mange, and titane. Watch the trailer for the film that made people throw up at the festivals. Julia ducournau s flesheating french thriller premiered in the cannes critics week. The next year garance appeared in the short movie its not a cowboy film in 2012 which was again selected to be. Cannibalism is part of humanity alex godfrey her flesheating horror movie attained notoriety when two people fainted at a screening. May, 2016 raw julia ducournaus previous credits include mange, a television movie made for canal plus, and junior, a short.
Watch the trailer for the film that made people throw. When raw screened at midnight at the toronto film festival an ambulance was called to the cinema after spectators fainted. This tasty art horror is david cronenberg for teen feminists french director julia ducournau s provocative feature debut finds a young girl discovering her carnal desires. If she wanted cringe and gruesomeness out of spectators, then. Corpsvivants 2005, short, tout va bien 2007, short, junior 2011, short, mange 2011, rawgrave 2016. Home other film julia ducournau doesnt think her film raw is about animals.
Thats raw, and theres nothing normal about julia ducournau s feature directing debut. Ducournau directed 2012 tv movie mange and 2011 short junior, which also. Its especially great for this story, which is so much more nuanced and interesting than what the plot itself would indicate. I love directing the extras the more extras, the happier i. In julia ducournau s debut feature raw, a veterinary school student discovers a new taste for the company and the meat of others, and finds a strange new bond with her sister also a student. This film is not currently playing on mubi but 30 other great films are. However, her actual body measurements are not available. New red band trailer for acclaimed cannibal indie film. Justine, nicknamed junior, age thirteen, spots and a good sense of humor of her own, is a tomboy. Raw 2017 julia ducournau talks about her experience making the movie duration. Raw is an astonishing debut feature for both its writerdirector, julia ducournau, and its leading lady, garance marillier. Raw filmmaker julia ducournau on her tasty new genre film. Grave is a 2016 frenchbelgian horror drama film written and directed by julia ducournau, and starring garance marillier. Apr 05, 2017 after writing and directing short junior in 2011, which won an award at cannes, and television film mange the year after, ducournau took three years burying herself in raw and taking the time to.
Interest piqued after seeing the film last year at cannes, nicolas rapold spoke with ducournau about. The toronto film festival opens the window wide to french cinema. Julia ducournau, jury member for myfrenchfilmfestival. Raw emits the same mood as the cow heart dissection in my 12th grade human anatomy class staring at the wet mound of pale red flesh soak through the brown paper towel, i thought, this is probably the only time you will ever touch a cow heart in your life, in blinking neon letters. You dont see club scenes on film portrayed very authentically, but this had the sweat, the noise and the movement. The film was selected for viewing at the critics week at the cannes festival. Raw director julia ducournau on how to make a horror film. Julia ducournau s directorial debut isnt for those with a weak stomach dare you watch. French filmmaker julia ducournau wants to make you think with your body. Physical transformations lie at the heart of writerdirector julia ducournau s work. Raw has good continuity with your short film, junior, and your film for tv, mange, but this time, you take things to the extreme.
With jennifer decker, elodie frenck, michael abiteboul, julien boisselier. Im fed up with the way womens sexuality is portrayed on screen. Written and directed by julia ducournau junior 2011, mange 2012 in her feature length debut, raw is at its core a comingofage story centering on a young woman named justine played by garance marillier solo rex 2014, hotaru 2016 who is about to start her first year of veterinary school. Julia ducournau reveals raw side of french cinema a rarity among french directors, ducournau challenges the local. Raw julia ducournau s previous credits include mange, a television movie made for canal plus, and junior, a short. French cannibal horror raw film4 interview special youtube.
Julia started her career by directing and screenwriting a short film, junior in 2011. With garance marillier, ella rumpf, rabah nait oufella, laurent lucas. Julia ducournau is clearly a very talented filmmaker and wants to do something different within the horror genre. Moreover, in 2015, ducournau wrote the movie, the wakhan front. Justine, who goes by junior, is a yearold tomboy with pimples and a unique sense of humor. It won the fipresci prize at cannes, reportedly caused audience members to pass out during its screening in toronto, and earned enthusiastic applause at the chicago international film festival last october. Ducournau was born under the sun sign, sagittarius.
A young woman, studying to be a vet, develops a craving for human flesh. Meanwhile, her short film, junior, follows the reptilian mutation of a teenage tomboy into a young woman. After unexpectedly contracting a stomach virus, her body becomes home to a bizarre metamorphosis. Raw was written and directed by julia ducournau, and i cannot believe this is actually her feature film debut. Raw then went on to win the cannes film festival fipresci, international federation of film critics, prize in 2016. Jun 10, 2012 directed by virgile bramly, julia ducournau. Both of these movies along with raw, people started to question her obsession with body horror. Shy, quiet, and awkward, justine visibly feels the weight of social anxiety in her new environment. She studied screenwriting and has an amazing grip with the story as well. Early on in julia ducournaus raw, a group of veterinary students are. The film is loaded with symbolism and grotesquely beautiful imagery, directed with an assured hand by 33yearold julia ducournau.220 39 267 859 1017 1309 194 1431 829 872 438 667 1386 930 1445 773 1393 1383 275 600 649 1080 173 707 1431 395 144 193 264 239 1442 845 858