Crackles with a simply singular style. Feels like an avant-garde Hollywood comedy. <3
almost 3 years
so unique and bizarre! similar to a john waters film.
almost 7 years
Hilarious, entertaining, quirky, and super original. Definitely worth a watch or two.
Eating Raoul is a 1982 black comedy about a married couple living in Hollywood who resort to killing swingers for their money. It was directed by Paul Bartel and written by Bartel and Richard Blackburn. The writers also commissioned a single-issue comic book based on the movie for promotion; it was created by underground comics creator Kim Deitch.
Eating Raoul, a stage musical adaptation, was presented off-Broadway in 1992, and also played at the Bridewell Theatre, London, in 2000.
On April 13, 2004, the long out of print film was released on DVD by Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment.
Paul and Mary Bland are a wine dealer and a nurse, respectively, who bemoan their low status in life and dream of opening a restaurant. An exceptionally prudish couple, they sleep in separate beds and disapprove of sex, except for "a little hugging and kissing".
After Mr. Bland is fired from his job at a wine shop, the couple are left relatively penniless and the chances that they will ever realize...