La Carne (1991)
aka: The Flesh
A film directed by Marco Ferreri

Genre: Drama

Film Review

La Carne is an Italian film drama first released in France on 21st August 1991, directed by Marco Ferreri. Cinematography was by Ennio Guarnieri. It stars Sergio Castellitto, Francesca Dellera, Philippe Léotard, Farid Chopel and Petra Reinhardt. It has also been released under the title: The Flesh.   It is a M.M.D. production, produced by Giuseppe Auriemma and distributed by Forum Distribution.   It is a color film and runs to 1 hour and 30 minutes.  

Our overall rating for La Carne is: good - passable entertainment.

Other memorable films that have been directed by Marco Ferreri include: Marcia nuziale (1965), L'harem (1967), Chiedo asilo (1979) and I Love You (1986). The actor Sergio Castellitto has also appeared in: Le Grand bleu (1988), Portraits chinois (1996), Que la lumière soit (1998) and Va savoir (2001).

Other recommended drama films from Italy include the following: Marcello Pagliero's Desiderio (1946), Federico Fellini's La Dolce vita (1960), Gabriele Salvatores's I'm Not Scared (2003), Luchino Visconti's Ludwig (1972) and Luchino Visconti's Le Notti bianche (1957).

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Film Credits

  • Director: Marco Ferreri
  • Script: Liliane Betti, Massimo Bucchi, Paolo Costella, Marco Ferreri
  • Photo: Ennio Guarnieri
  • Cast: Sergio Castellitto (Paolo), Francesca Dellera (Francesca), Philippe Léotard (Nicola), Farid Chopel (Aldo), Petra Reinhardt (Giovanna), Gudrun Gundelach (Nicola's wife), Nicoletta Boris (Padrone del bar), Eleonora Cecere (figlia de Paolo), Clelia Piscitelli, Elena Wiedermann, Sonia Topazio, Fulvio Falzarano, Pino Tosca, Matteo Ripaldi, Daniele Fralassi, Salvatore Esposito
  • Country: Italy
  • Language: Italian
  • Support: Color
  • Runtime: 90 min
  • Aka: The Flesh

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