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We Are What We Are (2013)

Published in W
Thursday, 24 October 2013 03:44
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    R18+: High impact violence.

  • The pitch

    We are what we eat.

  • Starring

    Julia Garner, Ambyr Childers, Jack Gore, Bill Sage, Michael Parks, Kassie Wesley DePaiva, Kelly McGillis

  • Directed by

    Jim Mickle

  • Running time

    105 minutes

  • Rated

    R18+ (Australia), 18 (UK), R (USA)


    People get eaten, shot, stabbed, bitten, mauled, kidnapped, bound, hit with objects, bludgeoned, accidentally injured, drowned, butchered (implied), bitten, murdered. Patricide, missing persons, destroying evidence. Objects knocked over in anger, smashed glass, aggressive behaviour. Flooded community. Blood/gore: Corpses (animal, human, floating, tied up). Autopsy (organs, open flesh, bloody cuts). Eating flesh, bloody mouth, human remains, skull, bones, bone fragments, detached tooth, bloody nose, bleeding, blood on clothing, slit wrist, bloodletting, slit throat, open wounds. 


    Full-frontal female nudity. Teen sex, kissing, flirting. Exposed breasts, shirtless man. Girls in shower (no genitals seen).


    Arsenic poisoning. Alcohol (beer). Smoking.


    F-words, s-word, a-word, b*tch. Heavy religious references.


    Cannibalism, abduction, grief, fasting, abstinence, diary-keeping, survival, sacrifice, ritual, fanaticism, investigation, tradition, righteousness, siblings, savagery, hunger, upbringing, piety, family, obligation.


    Deceased wife/mother, ill child. Deceased woman mentioned. Funeral setting, grave-digging. Spider web, pig, dogs, deer, ants. Thunder, fireworks. Butchering, mincing meat, raw meat, grilling chicken, frying bacon. Tongue-poking, burping, thumb-sucking. Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, motor neuron disease, Prion disease, Kuru disease, fear of the dark mentioned.


    Chilling, mature, serious-minded, polished, evocative, disturbing, suspenseful, refreshing, gruesome, tense, beautiful, sad, compelling, resonant, grisly, quiet, gross, poetic, creepy. Terrific performances, foreboding atmosphere, atypical characters, methodical plotting, queasy finale, finely etched characters, silently gloomy, luscious score, ominous tone.


    Meandering, slow-burning, predictable, humourless. More stomach-turning than scary.