If the promise of canonical film school heartthrobs – among them Marcello Mastroianni, Ugo Tognazzi, and Michel Piccoli – gorging and fucking themselves to death in a provincial villa sets your heart a-racing, close that incognito tab and treat yourself to La Grande Bouffe. . . . Full bellies and belly-laughs await the hungry viewer – after two-hours-and-change of bilious morbidity, the next home-grown, garden-variety orgy you read about will seem like little more than a light snack.
January 08, 2018