Reviews of Dogville (2003) and related work

Dogville (2003Moving picture, 178 minutes)

Genuinely cruel. I like von Trier’s favourite idea of failure despite good intentions, but the intentions here are not good to begin with, and the caricatured misery just drags on.

moving picture fiction

Manderlay (2005Moving picture, 139 minutes)

A slightly more productive use of irony.

moving picture sequel fiction