La Grande Bouffe


2h 10m 1973

Brief Synopsis

Four successful middle-aged men Marcello, a pilot; Michel, a television executive; Ugo, a chef; and, Philippe, a judge go to Philippe's villa to eat themselves to death. After the first night, Marcello insists that women should join them. Three prostitutes make it through a day or two; Andrea, a local school teacher, stays to the end. The villa, the food, and a Bugati roadster are essential props.

Film Details

Also Known As
Grande abbuffata, La, Great Feed, The, La Grande abbuffata, grande bouffe
MPAA Rating
NC-17
Genre
Comedy
Foreign
Release Date
1973

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 10m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Eastmancolor)
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.66 : 1

Synopsis

Four middle-aged men, bored with their lives, convene at a secluded villa and proceed to eat themselves to death.

Film Details

Also Known As
Grande abbuffata, La, Great Feed, The, La Grande abbuffata, grande bouffe
MPAA Rating
NC-17
Genre
Comedy
Foreign
Release Date
1973

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 10m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Eastmancolor)
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.66 : 1

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1973

Released in United States 1996

Released in United States November 1996

Formerly distributed by ABKCO Films.

Released in United States 1973

Released in United States 1996 (Shown in Los Angeles (Laemmle's Sunset 5) as part of program "The Unordinary Madness of Marco Ferreri" November 15 - December 1, 1996.)

Released in United States November 1996 (Shown in New York City (Film Forum) as part of program "The Unordinary Madness of Marco Ferreri" November 8-21, 1996.)