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Movie Review from ElCriticon-AlohaCriticon

Straw Dogs is a thriller about violence and its impact on human behavior. Sam Peckinpah, master in the creation of violence as a psychological exploration or contextual description, uses a vulnerable victim to signify the change of attitudes for survival. Is violence justifiable under certain circumstances? Does a man have right to defend himself against harassment?

Dustin Hoffman, a peaceful man, is forced by the community to fight in a deadly struggle. He changes his calm composure. We can see in the last shots of the movie that he is not regretful. He gave a bleak smile. He doesn’t know the way, but perhaps he learned the means to find out.

It’s an intense movie with a sick atmosphere that caused controversy, and one of the best works of Peckinpah, who adapted a book by Gordon M. Williams called The Siege Of Trencher’s Farm.

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