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Dogtooth, 2009

Dogtooth
Directed by: Giorgos Lanthimos
Written by: Efthymis Filippou, Giorgos Lanthimos
Language:  Greek
Country:  Greece
Runtime:  94 min
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Dogtooth can be described as biting, disturbing, and sexual. The plot revolves around domestic disturbances, an eccentric family, and isolation. Its comic aspect comes from dark humor. Dogtooth's main genres are drama and foreign. In approach, it is serious and realistic. It is set, at least in part, indoors and on an estate. Dogtooth is located in Greece. It takes place in contemporary times. The movie has received attention for being original, a Cannes festival winner, and critically acclaimed. Note that Dogtooth involves strong sexual content, nudity, and violent content.

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The father, the mother and their three kids live in a house at the outskirts of a city. There is a tall... more

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Language: Greek
Country: Greece
Release date: 9 January 2010
Runtime: 94 min

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Christos Stergioglou Christos Stergioglou As Father
Michelle Valley Michelle Valley As Mother
Aggeliki Papoulia Aggeliki Papoulia As Older Daughter
Mary Tsoni Mary Tsoni As Younger Daughter
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Weird & disturbing. Very interesting premise but found this to be a bit plodding. Weird & disturbing,oh I've already said that havent I?
16.May.2014 |  by: thehynes
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I think this is meant to show how dangerous it is for a group to alienate themselves from society. It is highly contoversial and it is not the kind of movie you watch for entertainment. I wish Lanthimos were more prolific.
26.December.2013 |  by: Elderberry
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Creepy
Incest
05.May.2012 |  by: mindflowfree
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mindflowfree rated this title
Failed to live up to its potential
This movie had a lot of potential, unfortunately it all sort of peters out into nothing. The nude and sexual scenes added very little to the point of the film. It is clear that they were added just because they could be added, not because they...
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16.January.2011 |  by: quadrox
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All good children…
This drama follows the life of a very unique family. The parents raise their children in the family house, without ever going outside. It is an unordinary, hypnotizing movie. Every second of it is right in place, to capture the true nature of this...
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27.June.2010 |  by: meirav
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meirav rated this title
Pure genius
This mesmerizing, captivating film is about 3 teenagers and their parents. The kids never leave the house, and the parents control their every move, until… Even though some may expect it to be rather predictable from this point on – it’s...
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27.June.2010 |  by: indi
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indi rated this title
Tries hard for the disturbance
Set: a house. Micro-society of the family. Dialogues are those of retarded persons. Constructed. There is exaggeration in the atmosphere and mood of the film. There is exaggeration in the way the actors speak, which can also be considered artsy...
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