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Man Bites Dog (C'est arrivé près de chez vous) (1992)

Man Bites Dog
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Nelly Pappaert

Nelly Pappaert

Ben's Grandmother
Hector Pappaert

Hector Pappaert

Ben's Grandfather
Jenny Drye

Jenny Drye

Jenny
Willy Vandenbroeck

Willy Vandenbroeck

Boby
Rachel Deman

Rachel Deman

Mamie Tromblon


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Rémy Belvaux

Rémy Belvaux

(story)
André Bonzel

André Bonzel

(screenplay)


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Man Bites Dog Review

7 years ago at Jun 24 0:58
2 votes
MAN BITES DOG is a cinema verite-style mockumentary satire of the highest calibre. Sudden bursts of disturbing violence and sadistic brutality mesh with bleakly humorous moments of dark satire - all shot in stark black and white photography. Made by Belgian filmmakers Remy Belvaux, Andre Bonzel, and Benoit Poelvoorde and released amid a storm of controversy as well as critical acclaim, MAN BITES D... read more

It's all bark

3 years, 9 months ago at Sep 19 8:33
2 votes
Dark? Yes. Funny? At times. Tedious, overly self-important, and undeserving of its cult-status? Absolutely. The somewhat brilliant concept behind this film would've worked better in a short. The social-satire at the heart of the movie, while initially as intriguing as it is shocking, just doesn't have the legs to hold an audience captive for the duration of a feature film.

Imagine ... read more

A really overrated movie

4 years, 10 months ago at Aug 20 9:05
1 vote
To be honest, it has been a while since I have seen this flick and I should probably re-watch it at some point. Anyway, I remember it very well when it was released In France. Indeed, at the time, there was a lot of buzz around this movie and it quickly became a huge cult classic. Apparently, it also reached some international recognition as it was later on added in the list "1001 movies you must ... read more
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Release date: 15 January 1993
UPC: 037429172223
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Xanadon't posted a review 3 years, 9 months ago

It's all bark

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Imagine Jonathan Swift's essential essay, "A Modest Proposal" stretched out into a 300+ page historical novel. All of its stinging social criticism, its irreverent snarl would get buried by redundancy. Similarly, with Man Bites Dog, the keen, appalling social indictments that had me nodding my head in reluctant recognition at first, managed by the end to leave me rolling my eyes in weary disinterest.” read more

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