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Dogman Rated 15


Dir. Matteo Garrone. Italy, 2018. 1h 43m. Italian/subs. Starring Marcello Fonte, Edoardo Pesce, Nunzia Schiano, Adamo Dionisi, Francesco Acquaroli, Alida Baldari Calabria.

A dog groomer, with a side business in dealing cocaine, finds himself involved with a dangerous former fighter who is terrorising the neighbourhood. The filmmaker behind Gomorrah returns to the crime genre with a witty and captivating thriller.

‘A compelling opera of beta-male criminal martyrdom, inspired by a true case…A movie with incomparable bite and strength.’ ★★★★★ Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

‘Dogman unfolds its relatively straightforward story with both thrilling style and serious moral force: it's a sensation judged on either bark or bite.’ ★★★★ Robbie Collin, The Telegraph