‘Bones and All’: Director Luca Guadagnino Said He Had ‘Way More’ Gory Footage of Cannibalism That He Cut From the Final Film
‘Bones And All’ stars Luca Guadagnino’s prior collaborators Timothée Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Chloë Sevigny
Bones And All tells the story of Lee and Maren, two runaways who fall in love and share a taste for human flesh. As they journey across the ’80s Midwest, the pair meet others with cannibalistic compulsions.
“It’s not as if I left Timothée at the height of his booming success, and then I found him four years later,” the director told IndieWire. “We kept close. I knew that there was not much time to wait until we worked together, but only for the right project.”
While some were drawn to this offbeat approach to portraying cannibalism on screen, others were turned off by the violence. However, Guadagnino claims the gore shown on screen could have been much worse: