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Blood of the Beasts

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  • 1949
  • Nonemin
Blood of the Beasts
  • French

An early example of ultra-realism, this movie contrasts the quiet, bucolic life in the outskirts of Paris with the harsh, gory conditions inside the nearby slaughterhouses. Describes the fate of the animals and that of the workers in graphic detail.

Blood of the Beasts
  • French
Georges Franju
Georges Franju Director
Paul Legros
Paul Legros Producer
Joseph Kosma
Joseph Kosma Original Music Composer
Marcel Fradetal
Marcel Fradetal Director of Photography
Georges Hubert
Georges Hubert Narrator (voice)
Nicole Ladmiral
Nicole Ladmiral Narrator (voice)
Alfred Macquart
Alfred Macquart Himself, horse slaughterer
Maurice Griselle
Maurice Griselle Himself, cow slaughterer
André Brunier
André Brunier Poleaxer

Production Companies

Forces et voix de la France