|release date||February 18 2011|
|studio||IFC Films Midnight|
|director||Jorge Michel Grau|
|writer||Jorge Michel Grau|
|starring||Carmen Beato-Paulina Gaitán-Alan Chávez-Francisco Barreiro|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisA middle-aged man dies in the street, leaving his widow and three children destitute. The devastated family is confronted not only with his loss but with a terrible challenge - how to survive. For they are cannibals. They have always existed on a diet of human flesh consumed in bloody ritual ceremonies... and the victims have always been provided by the father. Now that he is gone, who will hunt? Who will lead them? How will they sate their horrific hunger? The task falls to the eldest son, Alfredo, a teenage misfit who seems far from ready to accept the challenge... But without human meat the family will die. Shocking, bloody and deeply moving, WE ARE WHAT WE ARE is a remarkable reinvention of the horror genre - a visceral and powerfully emotional portrait of a family bound by a terrible secret and driven by monstrous appetites.
Mexico and horror aren’t usually uttered in the same sentence, but thanks to filmmaker Michel Grau, things are about to change. Straight out of Mexico comes the compellingly realistic We Are What We Are, a tale of a family of cannibals who struggle to continue forth after the death of their husband/father. …Read More