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Aro Favourite Straw Dogs

 

UK 1971, 118 minutes
Dir. Sam Peckinpah
Rating: [R18]
Genres: Cult, Suspense/Crime / Controversy, Hostages & Terrorism

 

Aroview: With dir. Sam Peckinpah in top form, this powerful study of male territorial instincts pushed out the boundaries of movie violence in the 1970s.

Dustin Hoffman plays a mathematician who is forced into action when his secluded farmhouse comes under siege, and his wife (Susan George) is raped and terrorised. Atmosphere suggests THE WICKER MAN for its erotically-charged yet malign English village setting.

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DVD Features

  • audio commentary
  • cast and/or crew interviews
  • 'making of' documentary / featurette
  • extra stuff
  • aspect ratio: 2.0:1
 

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