Newswire: Feminist cannibal horror movie Raw to sink its teeth into the U.S. next March

One of the standout horror features at this year’s Fantastic Fest was Raw, Julia Ducournau’s debut feature about a sheltered first-year veterinary student who experiences a harrowing awakening after she, a lifelong vegetarian, is forced to eat raw meat as part of a hazing ritual. At that festival, we called the film a “beautifully realized, symbolically rich, and disturbingly erotic meditation on primal hungers of all kinds,” adding that while it “doesn’t shy away from showing the act of cannibalism itself, its intensity is as much emotional as it is visceral.”

Sometimes it’s tough giving recommendations out of film festivals, though, because you can’t be sure when—or even if—someone who wasn’t at the festival will be able to see the movie you’re raving about. In this case, though, that question has been answered, as Deadline reports that Raw will open “in …

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