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Julian ([[Performer~P44069~Jean-Pierre Leaud~jeanpierreléaud]]) is the son of German industrialist Klotz ([[Performer~P42606~Alberto Lionello~albertolionello]]) who seeks to go into business with the former Nazi Herdhitze ([[Performer~P71201~Ugo Tognazzi~ugotognazzi]]). Herdhitze had spent most of World War II collecting human skulls for experiments with brain matter. As a protest, Julian refuses to marry his fiancé from a pre-arranged marriage, and he becomes romantically involved with pigs. Part two finds a man driven to cannibalism by hunger while wandering Mount Etna. He scavenges the mountainside looking for any kind of sustenance. In both cases, humans revert to animal behavior when they are removed from the spectrum of social rules and opinions. ~ Dan Pavlides, Rovi

Awards

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Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Venice International Film Festival Pier Paolo Pasolini Film Presented 1969 Nominee

Cast

Pierre Clémenti
as Cannibal
Jean-Pierre Léaud
as Julian
Alberto Lionello
as Klotz
Ugo Tognazzi
as Herdhitze
Anne Wiazemsky
as Ida
Margarita Lozano
as Mrs. Klotz
Marco Ferreri
as Hans
Franco Citti
as 2nd Cannibal
Ninetto Davoli
as Maracchione

Crew

Pier Paolo Pasolini
Director
Pier Paolo Pasolini
Screenwriter
Armando Nannuzzi
Cinematographer
Tonino Delli Colli
Cinematographer
Giuseppe Ruzzolini
Cinematographer
Nino Baragli
Editor
Danilo Donati
Costume Designer
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