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Straw Dogs (29-Dec-1971)

Director: Sam Peckinpah

Writers: David Zelag Goodman; Sam Peckinpah

From novel: The Siege of Trencher's Farm by Gordon M. Williams

Keywords: Thriller, Rape

Mild-mannered American mathematician David Sumner and his wife Amy move to a remote English village, where they are never accepted by the townsfolk. While David is on a quail hunt, Amy is brutally raped by men hired to build his garage. Sam Peckinpah's first non-Western, released with an "X" rating in the US and banned in Britain. Received an Oscar nomination for Best Dramatic Score.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Susan George
Actor
26-Jul-1950   Straw Dogs
Dustin Hoffman
Actor
8-Aug-1937   The Graduate
Peter Vaughan
Actor
4-Apr-1923   The Remains of the Day

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