- France / Canada / UK
- 1h 30min
- Directed by: Kim Chapiron
- Written by: Jeremie Delon, Kim Chapiron
- Cast: Adam Butcher, Shane Kippel, Mateo Morales, Slim Twig, Taylor Poulin, Dewshane Williams, Lawrence Bayne, Trent McMullen, Jeff McEnery, Bryan Murphy
- Website: www.dogpound-lefilm.com
Amid a cast of real-life gang members and ex-prisoners, three teenagers adapt to the dog-eat-dog environment of a juvenile detention centre. Authentic and claustrophobic, the brutality of such an environment is portrayed to a violent degree, although what is actually added to Alan Clarke's visionary borstal drama 'Scum' remains unclear.
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Dog Pound22 Aug 2010
Young French writer-director Kim Chapiron, who made the hillbilly horror Sheitan, heads to the American Midwest for his English-language debut feature. Based on Alan Clarke’s seminal borstal drama Scum, Dog Pound is set in a Montana facility for…
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