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Dogtooth 2009 18

96 mins Greece Director. Yorgos Lanthimos

Yorgos Lanthimos' frighteningly relevant but mordantly witty look at a dysfunctional Greek family offers a brilliant if deeply disturbing analysis of the power dynamics of parent-child relationships. Highly original and insightful in its narrative details and directed with an impressively cool, almost mechanical precision, the film was greeted as a breakthrough in Greek filmmaking. No animals were harmed in the making of this film in accordance with Cinematograph Films (Animals) Act 1937.

Directed by

Yorgos Lanthimos

Featuring

Christos Stergioglou

Michelle Valley

Aggeliki Papoulia

Christos Passalis

Mary Tsoni

Genres

Drama

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Certificate

18 Contains incest theme and infrequent real sex

Released

2009

Country

Greece

Language

Greek

Production company

Boo Productions

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