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Straw Dogs - Criterion Collection - Region 1 DVD

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15 years, 6 months ago at Nov 24 6:43
A very powerful film. A study in what it takes to push a man over the edge. Not a Peckinpah fan, but this is a great movie. Hoffman and George give excellent performances.
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Description: According to critic Pauline Kael Straw Dogs was "the first American film that is a fascist work of art". Sam Peckinpah's only film shot in Britain is adapted from a novel by Gordon M Williams called The Siege of Trencher's Farm which Peckinpah described as a "lousy book with one good action-adventure sequence". The setting is Cornwall, where mild-mannered US academic David Sumner (Dustin Hoffman) has bought a house with his young English wife Amy (Susan George) in the village where she grew up. David is mocked by the locals (one of whom is Amy's ex-boyfriend) and treated with growing contempt by his frustrate ... (more)
Manufacturer: Criterion
Release date: 25 March 2003
Number of discs: 2
EAN: 9781559409322 UPC: 715515013420
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