- Italy / France
- 1h 42min
- Directed by: Matteo Garrone
- Cast: Marcello Fonte, Edoardo Pesce, Nunzia Schiano
Marcello (Fonte) is a mild-mannered dog groomer in a seaside town in Italy who deals a bit of cocaine on the side, and who gets involved with local thug Simone (Pesce). Violent, plaintive account of toxic masculinity and fear eating the soul, with a magnificent performance from Fonte, who won Best Actor at Cannes.
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Reviews & features
Dogman15 Oct 2018
Marcello Fonte puts in a stunning performance as a put-upon dog groomer in a rundown Italian seaside town
Even the weakest, meekest worm turns in Matteo Garrone's Dogman, a pungent, atmospheric tale of crime and punishment. There are echoes of his hugely successful Gomorrah (2014) in this violent, plaintive account of toxic masculinity and the way that fear…
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