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Dogtooth
Dogtooth
8.0
/10
39,491 Ratings

DOGTOOTH

Kynodontas | Κυνόδοντας

Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos
Greece, 2009
Drama, Cult

Synopsis

In an effort to protect their children from the corrupting influence of the outside world, a couple transforms their home into a gated compound of cultural deprivation. When the father invites a trusted outsider into their home their reality begins to crumble, with devastating consequences.

Synopsis

In an effort to protect their children from the corrupting influence of the outside world, a couple transforms their home into a gated compound of cultural deprivation. When the father invites a trusted outsider into their home their reality begins to crumble, with devastating consequences.

Our take

A festival hit nominated for an Academy Award®, Dogtooth is a darkly comic insight into a surreal world of parental control gone mad. As shocking and brutal as it is humorous, elegant, and entertaining, Greek “Weird Wave” auteur Yorgos Lanthimos’s film is bold and inventive cinema.