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
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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Rob Gonsalves

We Are the Flesh could inspire evenings of fervent disputation and interpretation, but first there needs to be an audience for it, and for this? I'm not so sure. There was once a time, though.

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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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Luis Fernando Galván
En Filme

Despite the dark, perverse and twisted approach, the film is a statement that celebrates freedom and struggles against social boundaries and conventions. [Full review in Spanish]

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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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JJ Negrete
Butaca Ancha

Regardless of how complete or failed, it's an evidence of a creativity that strengthens the industry and gives us enough to talk about. [Full review in Spanish]

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Flixster Audience Score: 24% 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