Unformatted text preview: the immediacy of the zeitgeist. Three examples can be drawn upon to illustrate this. For a film that has received its share of criticism, it also stands as a notable allegory on two levels. The modern world, in the shape of big business and economic spirals, has little place or sympathy for the traditional family unit. In Hooper’s narrative the slaughterhouse workers – all members of one family - have been made redundant and are now forced to earn a living any way they can. It is a grim example of entrepreneurship that this involves selling sausages made from human meat....
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- Summer '10
- Pet Shop Boys, horror film, traditional family unit.