Dogtooth

Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos

Year: 2009
Running Time: 94
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
Country: Greece
Language: Greek
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Dogtooth

Cast
Father Christos Stergioglou
Younger Daughter Mary Tsoni
Son Christos Passalis
Mother Michele Valley

Crew
Writers Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthymis Filippou
Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos


Graceful, enigmatic, and often frightening, DOGTOOTH is an ingenious dark comedy that won the Prix Un Certain Regard at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival, propelling Yorgos Lanthimos to the forefront of contemporary cinema's most ambitious young filmmakers.

In an effort to protect their three children from the corrupting influence of the outside world, a Greek couple transforms their home into a gated compound of cultural deprivation and strict rules of behavior. But children cannot remain innocent forever. When the father brings home a young woman to satisfy his son's sexual urges, the family's engineered "reality" begins to crumble, with devastating consequences.

Like the haunting, dystopic visions of Michael Haneke and Gaspar Noé, DOGTOOTH punctuates its compelling drama with moments of shocking violence, creating a biting social satire that is as profound as it is provocative.

Reviews

"***** A STUNNER! Perfectly perverse" - Joshua Rothkopf, TIME OUT NEW YORK

"HILARIOUS" - Nicolas Rapold, NEW YORK TIMES

"By far the most original film i've seen in a long time." - John Waters

"SURREAL! A cool, eerie commentary on family dynamics and the dangerous power of adolescent sexual curiosity." - Lisa Schwartzbaum, ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY



Awards

  • 2011 ACADEMY AWARDS - NOMINEE BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
    WINNER - BEST FILM UN CERTAIN REGARD - CANNES FILM FESTIVAL
    OFFICIAL SELECTION TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

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