The power of the dog
(Blu-ray) 

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[New York, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2022].
Format
Blu-ray
Edition
Directed-approved Blu-ray special edition.
ISBN
9781681439921
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (128 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (12 panels : color illustrations ; 17 cm). 
Status
Adult Blu-ray Feature
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Published
[New York, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2022].
Edition
Directed-approved Blu-ray special edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9781681439921
UPC
715515278911

Notes

General Note
Wide screen (2.28:1).
General Note
Based on the book by Thomas Savage.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2021.
General Note
Special features: 4K digital master, approved by director, with Dolby Atmos soundtrack; Interview with Campion about the making of the film; Program featuring interviews with members of the cast and crew and behind-the-scenes footage captured on location in New Zealand; Interview with Campion and composer Jonny Greenwood about the film's score; Conversation among Campion, director of photography Ari Wegner, actor Kirsten Dunst, and producer Tanya Seghatchian, moderated by filmmaker Tamara Jenkins; New interview with novelist Annie Proulx; Trailer. Container booklet includes an essay by film critic Amy Taubin.
Participants/Performers
Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst, Jesse Plemons. Kodi Smit-McPhee, Thomasin McKenzie, Genevieve Lemon, Keith Carradine, Frances Conroy.
Description
Jane Campion returns to the kind of mythic frontier landscape--pulsating with both freedom and menace--that she previously traversed in The Piano in order to plumb the masculine psyche in The Power of the Dog, set against the desolate plains of 1920s Montana and adapted by the filmmaker from Thomas Savage's novel. After a sensitive widow and her enigmatic, fiercely loving son move in with her gentle new husband, a tense battle of wills plays out between them and his brutish brother, whose frightening volatility conceals a secret torment, and whose capacity for tenderness, once reawakened, may offer him redemption or destruction. Campion, who won an Academy Award for her direction here, charts the repressed desire and psychic violence coursing among these characters with the mesmerizing control of a master at the height of her powers.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R; for brief sexual content/full nudity.
Accessibility Note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Accessibility Note
Engilsh descriptive audio track for people with visual disabilities.
System Details
Blu-ray, region A, widescreen (2.28:1) presentation; Dolby Atmos.
Language
In English; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH); English descriptive audio track for people with visual disabilities.

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Campion, J., Sherman, E., Canning, I., Frappier, R., Seghatchian, T., Cumberbatch, B., Dunst, K., Plemons, J., Smit-McPhee, K., McKenzie, T., Lemon, G., Carradine, K., Conroy, F., & Savage, T. (2022). The power of the dog (Directed-approved Blu-ray special edition.). The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jane Campion et al.. 2022. The Power of the Dog. The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jane Campion et al.. The Power of the Dog The Criterion Collection, 2022.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Campion, Jane, et al. The Power of the Dog Directed-approved Blu-ray special edition., The Criterion Collection, 2022.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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