A post-apocalyptic future becomes the setting for pitch black humor in this visually intricate French comedy. A circus performer takes a position as a handyman to the odd tenants who live above a butchers shop. Complications ensue when he falls for the butcher's daughter, who must enlist the help of vegetarian freedom fighters to save him from the meat cleaver.

Year: 1991
Genre: Alice's 500 Greatest Films, Art House Cinema, Drama, Foreign Language Films, Thrillers & Suspense, French Cinema
Country: France
Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Marc Caro
Duration: 99 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains violence.
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