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

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 13, 2017
DVD Release Date: February 14, 2017
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Critic Score: 76% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Ehrlich

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).

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Rob Staeger
Village Voice

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

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Nathan Carson
Willamette Week

The dialogue is as poetic as the story is ambiguous, but strong performances and a muted, artful visual style keep this from straying into exploitation territory. Bring a long attention span and a strong stomach.

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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

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

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Noel Murray
Los Angeles Times

There's genuine artistry even to this film's most exploitative moments.

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Sherilyn Connelly
SF Weekly

What it lacks in scope and budget, the intentionally claustrophobic Tenemos La Carne makes up for with a wonderfully spooky sound design, and the best use of a tympani since 1963's Blood Feast.

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Glenn Kenny
New York Times

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.

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Catherine Bray

A brief synopsis... barely hints at the intensity with which the Mexican shocker We Are the Flesh unleashes its joyously demented portrait of humanity.

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Chris Alexander

Highly recommended to sophisticated perverts. All others... look out!

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Flixster Audience Score: 40% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
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… More