Upon their arrival at Blackwater, Mississippi, David and his wife, Amy, return to her hometown to wrote a play about her father who passes away, struggle against survival from Amy's former boyfriend, whom makes his mind to avenge.
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August 30, 2006 One of Sam Peckinpah's finest films, a relentless study in violence and machismo that is shocking, not only for its explicit gore, but for the degree to which it manipulates 'civilized' audiences.Read in Source
October 01, 2011 But what if the mask of your neighbor tilts for a second and you catch a glimpse of the riot going on behind his face? What if you accidentally see the monster feasting on his prey? Now what if you're looking in the mirror?Read in Source
December 29, 2011 A taut drama with great performances and a recipe for action and tension that modern-day thrillers could learn from.Read in Source
July 28, 2009 Anchored by Dustin Hoffman's seminal performance, Peckinpah's second masterpiece (after The Wild Bunch) is still one of the most provocative, controversial, and ambiguous explorations of actual violence and our reaction to screen violence.Read in Source
New York Times
May 20, 2003 Mr. Peckinpah has made some good films (Ride the High Country) and a couple of great films (The Wild Bunch, The Ballad of Cable Hogue) -- which may be why Straw Dogs is a special disappointment.
October 23, 2004 The most offensive thing about the movie is its hypocrisy; it is totally committed to the pornography of violence, but lays on the moral outrage with a shovel.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into ...