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Dog Pound

Dog Pound
  • 2010
  • France/Canada/UK
  • 90 min
  • 18
  • 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 Pound

22 Aug 20103 stars

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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