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Straw Dogs


[[Performer~P105940~Sam Peckinpah~sampeckinpah]] examines the instinctual capacity for violence in his controversial 1971 film, loosely based on the novel The Siege of Trencher's Farm. To avoid the Vietnam-era social chaos in the U.S., American mathematician David Sumner ([[Performer~P94585~Dustin Hoffman~dustinhoffman]]) moves with his British wife, Amy ([[Performer~P26481~Susan George~susangeorge]]), to the isolated Cornish town where she grew up, but their presence provokes antagonism among the...more