Eat, For This is My Body


1h 45m 2008

Brief Synopsis

Haiti. An exploration of race and gender. A group of black boys walk across a parched landscape and into a grand chateau. There they are cleaned up and clothed in new suits. Afterwards, they are brought to meet their hostess where they must endure her pale, trembling hand touching their dark skin. A

Film Details

Also Known As
Eat, For This is My Body, Mange, Ceci Est Mon Corps
Release Date
2008
Production Company
Memento Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Synopsis

Haiti. An exploration of race and gender. A group of black boys walk across a parched landscape and into a grand chateau. There they are cleaned up and clothed in new suits. Afterwards, they are brought to meet their hostess where they must endure her pale, trembling hand touching their dark skin. And what follows is a round of surreal and sober games.

Film Details

Also Known As
Eat, For This is My Body, Mange, Ceci Est Mon Corps
Release Date
2008
Production Company
Memento Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in France October 22, 2008

Shown at New Directors/New Films Series at the Film Society of Lincoln Center March 26-April 6, 2008.

Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival (VPRO Tiger Awards Competition) January 23-February 3, 2008.

Shown at Sundance Film Festival (New Frontier) January 17-27, 2008.

Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Visions) September 6-15, 2007.

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (Cinema of Our Time) September 25-October 10, 2008.

35mm

color

dialogue French

Released in France October 22, 2008