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Taxidermia: A Strange, Wondrous Tale

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Taxidermia (György Pálfi, 2006), hands down, got to be the most disturbing movie I have ever seen this year. My brain was blown out mere seconds after this Hungarian movie started, so I knew immediately that I was up to something frighteningly extreme.

Let’s have a quick rundown, shall we? Sexual deviation. Check. Extreme behaviour. Check. Bizarre fantasies. Check. Animal slaughter. Check. Self mutilation. Check. Human decapitation. Check. Gruesome scenes. Check. Yes, I almost gagged while peeping watching.

This graphic movie does not run on shock or horror value alone though. Taxidermia managed to hold my interest even with all the blood, flesh, and sex; gore, murder and perversity; excess, deviance and obsession. There are light comic scenes for added measure, too.

The movie is about the surreal saga of three generations of men: the hair-lipped soldier, the obese speed-eater, and the skinny taxidermist, all part of a lineage, who had odd and tragic lives. Their stories make you really think about the extent of human behaviour.

Added by lenay
10 years ago on 18 May 2008 02:14


Posted: 4 years, 8 months ago at Nov 11 17:39
its 'hare lipped' incidentally.

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