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: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
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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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Pretty much all of it is a chore to sit through.

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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
Variety

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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Mike Ward
PopMatters

We Are the Flesh is a work of art masquerading as an atrocity.

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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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Budd Wilkins
Slant Magazine

The film establishes a hypnotic rhythm through razor-stropped editing and a reverberant sound design that later scenes will disrupt with alarming impunity.

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Maitland McDonagh
Film Journal International

An orgy of graphic sex and (mostly) psychological violence, this Mexican art-house shocker is designed to offend. Let the viewer beware.

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Flixster Audience Score: 45% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhăes
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