After he thinks that his mute daughter is attacked, a butcher stabs and beats a man, which changes his whole life in a very short time.

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After he thinks that his mute daughter is attacked, a butcher stabs and beats a man, which changes his whole life in a very short time.

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Le Boucher: I hate violence, but I need it!
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Simply interesting
2 February 2006 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

This was my first Gaspar Noe movie I've watched and I have to say I was shocked. I don't mind gore in generally, but this isn't even gore , it's real butchering. For some of you a couple of scenes may be impossible to see and I mean really disgusting. Leaving aside these aspects, the main ideas revealed here and the dialog are quite brilliant. When you are given a strong argument against bringing a new life into the world and the manner in which it is given, you can't stop and take a minute to think about it. The actors did their job well, representing general masks of a handpick few people found at the bottom of a diseased society. The movie is full of metaphors, but I'll let you figure them out. Don't watch it if you want to have a lite, relaxing time. I recommend this movie to all those of you who want something to think about or simply watch something different of what you find in your average cinema.


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