"Pasolini intercuts the stories of two wanderers, one fugitive cannibal in a pseudo-medieval wasteland, and one ennui-addicted bourgeois slacker in a chateau built by his ex-Nazi father's blood money"--Adam Protextor
"'I killed my father, I ate human flesh, and I quiver with joy!' I dare say the conclusion of Jean-Pierre Leaud's dark comic storyline is even more perfect than that of the cannibalistic morality play." --Kevin McCormick
"The film flows like an argument. Crosscutting between two narratives, one set in a mythical past and the other in a German villa. Intimations of Marx, thesis and anti-thesis, but the result is poetically and philosophically stranger"--Facebook User
haven't you ever wondered what human flesh tastes likes? i've eaten human flesh, but only my own. have killed my father, have killed my mother.