Dogtooth

(2009)

Overview

Three teenagers are confined to an isolated country estate that could very well be on another planet. The trio spend their days listening to endless homemade tapes that teach them a whole new vocabulary. Any word that comes from beyond their family abode is instantly assigned a new meaning. Hence 'the sea' refers to a large armchair and 'zombies' are little yellow flowers. Having invented a brother whom they claim to have ostracized for his disobedience, the uber-controlling parents terrorize their offspring into submission.

  1. Yorgos Lanthimos

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Efthymis Filippou

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Christos Stergioglou

    Christos Stergioglou

    Father

  2. Michele Valley

    Michele Valley

    Mother

  3. Angeliki Papoulia

    Angeliki Papoulia

    Older Daughter

  4. Hristos Passalis

    Hristos Passalis

    Son

  5. Mary Tsoni

    Mary Tsoni

    Younger Daughter

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Dogtooth
Dogtooth

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Original Title Κυνόδοντας

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 15, 2009
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language Greek

Runtime 1h 38m

Budget -

Revenue $110,197.00

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