Free Film Festival

Free Film Festival

We’re delighted to once again take part in this year’s West End Free Film Festival! (Re)discover with us cult black comedy Delicatessen on Thursday 9th May.  

Delicatessen (1991), directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet & Marc Caro

A post-apocalyptic future becomes the setting for pitch black humor in this visually intricate French comedy. The action takes place within a single apartment complex, which is owned by the same man that operates the downstairs butcher shop. The newest building superintendent, a former circus clown, thinks he has found an ideal living situation. All that changes, however, when he discovers the true source of the butcher’s meat, and that he may be the next main course.

This dark tale is played out in a brilliantly designed, glorious surreal alternate world reminiscent of the works of director Terry Gilliam. Like Gilliam, co-directors Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Marc Caro hail from an animation background, and have a fondness for extravagant visuals, absurdist plot twists, and a sense of humor that combines sharp satire with broad slapstick and gross-out imagery.

When: Thursday 9th May, 6-8pm

Venue: Alliance Française, 3 Park Circus, Glasgow G3 6AX

Free event but ticketed! Please click here to register. 

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