Grave (Raw in the english version) is a 2016 French-Belgian horror film written and directed by Julia Ducournauand starring Garance Marillier, in which sringent vegetarian Justine (Marillier) encounters a decadent, merciless and dangerously seductive world during her first week at veterinary school. Desperate to fit in, she strays from her principles and eats raw meat for the first time. The young woman soon experiences terrible and unexpected consequences as her true self begins to emerge. Grave was screened in the International Critics’ Week section at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival where it won the FIPRESCI Prize. During a screening at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival, some viewers received emergency medical services after allegedly fainting from the film’s graphic scenes. Ducournau said she was “shocked” to hear this during a Q&A after the screening.

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