Dogville


This unusual, allegorical film is set in a small town in Colorado. A woman arrives, on the run from gangsters. After hiding in the town, she gains their acceptance and stays. However, the gangster frame her for a few crimes, and the police arrive, looking for her. This changes the dynamics of the town, and they now begin to exploit her, until the gangsters come back and a surprise is revealed... At the time of writing it comes in at position 101 on the IMDB's Top 250 movies, which is unusual for an art movie. Note the long running time.


178 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Violence, Sex) .
Drama, Thriller, On the Art Circuit

Showtimes

Wish the budget had included a bed...
Wish the budget had included a bed...

Credits

Cast
Nicole Kidman, Harriet Andersson, Lauren Bacall, Jean-Marc Barr, Paul Bettany, Blair Brown
Director
Lars von Trier
ScreenplayLars von Trier
MusicAntonio Vivaldi
CinematographyAnthony Dod Mantle
Sound formatsDolby Digital, DTS
SA distributor Ster-Kinekor
Made in2003
Produced byConsortium of US and European companies

Official Site




Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus
Derek Wilson
20
Daily News
Sally Scott
10
Die Burger
Suzette Myburgh
15
Sunday Times
Nicholas Neveling
10
eye Weekly
Jason Anderson
18
Box Office
Mary Colbert
15
ReelViews
James Berardinelli
15
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
10
BBC
Nev Pierce
15

What the People say

Internet
6490 Netizens
17

Average .. 73%

15




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