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Dogtooth, Yorgos Lanthimos (2009)

“Tracing Plato’s allegory of the cave”

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Directed by: Yorgos Lanthimos
Produced by: Iraklis Mavroidis / Athina Rachel Tsangari / Yorgos Tsourianis
Written by: Yorgos Lanthimos / Efthymis Filippou

 

Awards

  • Winner of the “Un Certain Regard” prize (which recognizes works that are either “innovative or different”) at Cannes in 2009.
  • Nominated for a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar in 2011 (only the fifth Greek film so honored).
  • Voted as the 2nd best film of the current decade of the 21st century according to Indiwire.

 

Trailer

 

Video clip on New Words

 

Plato’s Allegory of the Cave and Dogtooth Reviews

 

General Reviews

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