In a not so distant future the apocalypse has stricken earth with its full force and famine is driving people to commit macabre acts. In this world a clown arrives to a small French apartment building where he is applying for a job as a building engineer and in return he gets a free apartment. However, tenants of the building have a dark secret which they intend to keep from the clown as they all anticipate the moment when they will enjoy his fresh meat. The question is whether the circus performer has some tricks in his bag that can help him survive. Despite the gruesome plot of Delicatessen, the film offers warm and sensitive drama as well as hysterical comedy that will mesmerize the audience as the story unfolds. The performance of the cast and the cinematography enhances the comical situations as well as the ingenious story that deals with love, perseverance, hope, and much more, which in the end presents a brilliant cinematic experience.