Last week saw the press screenings of the new French horror film Raw, Ginger Nuts of Horror was honoured to be invited to both the screening and the press junket interview with the director Julia Ducournau. Alex Davis our Film Gutter columnist braved the British rail network to represent the site.
Julia Ducournau is a French film director and screenwriter. She attended La Fémis and studied screenwriting. In 2011, her short film Junior won the Petit Rail d'Or at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, and her first full length directed/written by her is Raw a horror film that have been acclaimed in Cannes film festival and she won for this film FIPRESCI Prize.
Garance Marillier portrays the teenaged Justine, who commences her studies at veterinary school to follow in her family members’ footsteps. Raised as a vegetarian, Justine is pressured at school to try meat for the first time. Once she does, she plumbs both the depths of her own soul and tests the limits of her darkest cravings.
You can read our review of the film here
Press play below for the interview