TAXIDERMIA

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“Taxidermia is a brilliant, often grotesquely bizarre allegory on life in Hungary from World War II to the present, a surrealist fantasy exploring the limits of the body and its desires and altogether a darkly funny comedy.” Los Angeles Times

CONTENT WARNING: This film contains some graphic and shocking content that goes beyond an R rating.

György Pálfi’s ghastly, audacious assault on the senses leaps from generation to generation of Magyar men and a genetic disorder that results in more body dysfunction than Cronenberg’s entire oeuvre. An ode to unseen stories of sadness, love and mutation, from harelipped masturbating peeping toms to Olympian speed-eating, grotesque sex, strange infants, penises that shoot fire and gigantic house cats – well, you get the idea. This hilarious yet ghastly broth of Monty Python-style shenanigans and Eastern European gloominess is not recommended for all tastes, but those seeking a bizarre and utterly audacious experience will be in goggle-eyed heaven. Prepare to let your eyes, ears and mind feast on this one-of-a-kind cinematic buffet.

A film by György Pálfi. Austria / France / Hungary. 2006. HD Digital. 91 min. In English, Hungarian and Russian with English subtitle.


This film is part of Don’t Open it! Possession and other Eastern European Nightmares.


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