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Carnage (2017)

Carnage: Swallowing the Past (original title)
Simon Amstell: Carnage It's 2067, the UK is vegan, but older generations are suffering the guilt of their carnivorous past. Simon Amstell asks us to forgive them for the horrors of what they swallowed.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Samantha Spiro ... Edith Paper / Amelie
James Smith ... Graham Watkins
James Bloor ... Vegan On Steet
Andy Rush Andy Rush ... Mike
Collette Cooper ... Georgina
Jumayn Hunter ... Robert
Dave Jordan Dave Jordan ... Paul Monkhouse
Simon Fisher-Becker ... Kevin
Martin Sims Martin Sims ... Prof. Charles Grandage
Simon Chandler ... Barnaby Jones
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shia Adjei Shia Adjei ... Mike's Meat House Child
Stephen Agnew ... Supermarket Shopper
Tina Amstell Tina Amstell ... Herself (voice)
Jordana Ashkenazi Jordana Ashkenazi ... Stylist
Eileen Atkins ... Dorothy
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Simon Amstell: Carnage It's 2067, the UK is vegan, but older generations are suffering the guilt of their carnivorous past. Simon Amstell asks us to forgive them for the horrors of what they swallowed.

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Swallowing the past

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 March 2017 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Simon Amstell: Carnage See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Daisy Ridley once revealed that watching this film horrified her so much that she commited to veganism afterwards. See more »

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Dorothy: [upon being served a plate of chicken] What's that? What did you do?
Jeff: Mum, please.
Dorothy: Where's the rest of her? Who did this?
Jeff: Nobody did anything.
Dorothy: Did you kill her?
Jeff: Mum, I didn't kill it.
Dorothy: It? She had a mother and a father, Jeff.
Jeff: It's free range.
Dorothy: What does that mean?
Jeff: It means it was free range. It was a happy chicken running around a massive field with other happy chickens. It had a good life.
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Funny, effective, simply brilliant
22 March 2017 | by mayo-14485See all my reviews

People feel judged before a vegan even opens their mouth's. Guilt and annoyance are very common associations with the vegan movement. Here, Simon Amstell, wipes that slate clean. We are all equally mocked and the absurdity creates equality so that we can all relax and watch a simultaneously informative, moving and utterly hilarious film. Whatever you eat you are, without a doubt, in for a treat. It's truly remarkable.


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