Synopsis: After a dreadful incident coupled with an ungovernable paroxysm of violence, a butcher will fall into a downward spiral that will burn to the ground whatever dignity still remained in him.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Short
Director(s): Gaspar Noé
  3 wins & 1 nomination.
40 min

Horse meat, which is forbidden all

over the world, is eaten in France.

This very sweet flesh is known

to be one of the healthiest meat.

However, because of its moderate price and its color,

It is called "CARNE".

Porte de la Villette, 03/23/1956

The end of the day

- Do you have your periods?

- Why?

- You're bleeding

- Because I'm a virgin. Be careful.

- I'm clean. I love you, you know?

- Yes, I know. But will you be careful?

Les cinemas de la zone present the story of a

horse butcher in the Parisian suburb.

ATTENTION This movie contains

shocking images and rude translations.


You have to eat. You're pregnant

and you must be strong.

There is a strange taste

The baby was moving last night and hurt me

Porte de Pantin 12/25/1956

After midnight


Here he is!

- So, how is he?

- It's a girl


- She's YOUR girl!

- What did you say? repeat

She's your girl,

I never wanted a girl.

Excuse me.


I'm living. Cinthya stays with you.

Don't look for me. It's too late.

When you work, time flies

The same slaughter everyday,

the same clients.

That's how my daughter grew up,

in the silence.

And in a few months

she became a young lady,

her body changed,

it was strange for me.

- Wake up! yes, you! the light is here,

god wants it and you want it.

It's here, here! inside, under your skin!

And you know it, the light is waiting for you,

from the other side of a tunnel!

How to be happy?

I will have to pay the maid

today one more time

see you tonight!

The banker doesn't trust me anymore.

See you tonight in the shop

Have a nice day

I let my daughter all day

with this bloody idiot.

I'm sure she's a junky.

What are you reading?

Men have been arrested who put razor blades

on toboggan to cut kid's ass!!

The same thing every morning,

same streets, same nerds, same coffee...

same fat girl...

I'm gonna f*ck one of these days

Let's go, it's 6 o'clock.

I hope your horse meat isn't too fatty.

It's the only meat you can safely eat uncooked.

I only eat this.

- see you tomorrow.

- see you.

She's my daughter.

Very cute.


What did you today?


Why don't you eat?

You must be strong.

Come on! To please me. Eat!

It's expensive, you know?

I will destroy you

with this blade, Lucifer!

I will cut your head off!

Carne is telling you!


- Nerd!

Open the doors of your heart!

You're afraid of the light

and that's why you live in darkness.

Can you turn out?



If you don't find the light in this life,

then it'll be one more lost life!


And it will start again

until the end of time.

Her legs are changing.

Under this skin

there is the same blood I have

and it will become woman's blood.

A real woman,

with my blood and my flesh.

You wanna ride the horse?

Are you allright?

You wanna take a ride?

I'm going. Bye.

Aubervillers 01/17/1979

The end of the morning

I have just found your daughter with a worker.

I don't know what happened to her.

I'm gonna kill him!

I'm gonna kill him!

Not my girl! The bastard, he's gonna die.

Here he is, waiting...

He thinks he's smart... ok, calm down.

Yes, that's it, he's bleeding in the orphanage,

they used to teach me the law of the strongest.

And sometimes my fists were useless,

I had to take my knives,

because you're weaker than a knife.

yes that's what they told me when

I went too far in the violence.

I hate violence, but we need it.

Stop, he's innocent!

Why don't you wanna die?

Anyway, he's gonna die.

It's written on his face now!


Are you sure you control everything?

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Gaspar Noé

Gaspar Noé (Spanish: [gasˈpar noˈe]; French: [ɡas.paʁ nɔ.e]; born December 27, 1963) is an Argentine filmmaker living in France. He is the son of Argentine painter, writer and intellectual Luis Felipe Noé. He is mostly known for his five feature films: I Stand Alone (1998), Irréversible (2002), Enter the Void (2009), Love (2015), and Climax (2018). His film Love premiered at the Grand Theatre Lumiere in the Midnight Screenings section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. more…

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