Dogtooth, Yorgos Lanthimos (2009)
“Tracing Plato’s allegory of the cave”
Directed by: Yorgos Lanthimos
Produced by: Iraklis Mavroidis / Athina Rachel Tsangari / Yorgos Tsourianis
Written by: Yorgos Lanthimos / Efthymis Filippou
- 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.
Video clip on New Words
Plato’s Allegory of the Cave and Dogtooth Reviews