A Cinema In LA Is Providing Sick Bags For French Cannibal Movie 'Raw'

The French thriller features a girl with an insatiable appetite for human flesh.

Perhaps scrap the sweet and salted popcorn/cheesy nachos/hotdog if you're off to see intense French thriller Raw.

A cinema in LA has been providing sick bags for customers due to the graphic nature and gory scenes in Julia Ducournau's acclaimed cannibal movie.

An usher at the Nuart Theatre informed The Hollywood Reporter that a couple of cinema-goers have fainted while watching the film, while one apparently vomited.

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Mark Valen - a film buyer who is in charge of programming the Nuart - told the publication: "One of the staff at the Nuart took up the initiative to make the barf bags out of paper lunch bags.

"What a fun idea! I remember that used to be done with some horror releases in the 1970s."

It's also claimed that people were vomiting and fainting when the film did the rounds at the festival circuit, where it's received mostly positive reviews and the International Federation of Film Critics award at Cannes.

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Ryan Werner, who handles the film's marketing, told reporters at the Toronto film festival (via MSN): "An ambulance had to be called to the scene as the film became too much for a couple patrons."

Raw follows strict vegetarian Justine who develops an insatiable appetite for human flesh after being seduced in a carnivorous ritual by her peers while studying at veterinary school.

The film is released on 7 April in the UK, and has so far grossed $78,000 from nine cinemas in the US.