Dogtooth Synopsis
A bizarre family is thrown into deeper chaos through sex.
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Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
How perfectly perverse: In a summer crammed with sequels, remakes, '80s nostalgia and the frustrated sense of "What else y'got?" comes the...
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88

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jennie Punter
Lanthumos's accomplished and fascinating Dogtooth pushes the notion of parents screwing up their kids into seriously disturbing and darkly...
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80

Empire

As harrowing as it is humorous, Giorgos Lanthimos' award-winning journey to a family's heart of darkness is unflinchingly detailed,...
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80

Movieline

By Michelle Orange
A brightly lit nightmare of patriarchy run amok.
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Dogtooth is slightly less self-congratulatory than the average Dogme movie, a few of which belong to Lars von Trier. This feels, instead,...
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
A highly original black comedy from Greece -- and one of the weirdest movies I've seen in a long time.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Dogtooth is like a car crash. You cannot look away. The Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos tells his story with complete command of visuals...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

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Doesn't rank as a great film, but it's difficult to take your eyes off it, as you wonder what impossibly bizarre thing might happen next.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Horror and cold humor commingle in Dogtooth, a Greek import whose screenwriters approach scenario construction like misanthropic social...
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20

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The father is the only one who can leave the house to go to his factory job, and that seems like a paradise for viewers trapped watching...
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