Dogtooth ( Kynodontas ) Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 5664

Average Rating: 2.6/4

# of Ratings: 30

Theatrical Release Date: 06/25/2010

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 01/25/2011

Language: Greek

Genre: Drama

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: Giorgos Lanthimos

Actors: Christos Stergioglou, Michelle Valley, Aggeliki Papoulia, Mary Tsoni, Hristos Passalis, Anna Kalaitzidou

Plot: Three teens isolated on a remote country estate invent their own world. Their father is the only one who can leave and both parents terrorize them into submission. The only outsider allowed in is Christina, who provides the son sexual release. When she decides to disrupt the delicate balance of their lives, the entire system devolves into violence and chaos. -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
3/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/14/2019

Strange, disturbing, and seemingly experimental, "Dogtooth" is a foreign language social critique as hard to explain as it to watch.

Rating of
3.5/4

Matthew Brady - wrote on 10/27/2018

Before 'The Lobster' and 'The Killing of a Sacred Deer' - This is the first Yorgos Lanthimos movie I've watched and still the most disbursing movie his ever made. It's so compelling to watch, yet incredibly sad when reflecting on the overall story. Simple story, simple performances with no music. Super effective.

Rating of
2.5/4

Chris Kavan - wrote on 02/14/2011

I've seen some pretty disturbing families on screen - think the cannibals of Texas Chainsaw Massacre or Norman Bates and his "mother" - but the family unit in Dogtooth ranks right up there. I mean, it's just messed up - it's like a car wreck, you don't want to see, but you can't look away.

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