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Dogtooth

Viewed: 05 February 2011
Directed by: Yorgos Lanthimos
Listed in: Movies, Netflix

A subdued, cerebral film Dogtooth has little camera movement and less emotion. It's unsettling, shocking and occasionally gruesome. Isolated in their psychotic parents compound, their infantilized adult children live a fiction. It's so distorted and ludicrous, it loses the power to disturb. Instead I found it an esoteric satire of parenting.

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