R | | Crime, Drama
A woman on the run from the mob is reluctantly accepted in a small Colorado town. In exchange, she agrees to work for them. As a search visits the town, she finds out that their support has a price. Yet her dangerous secret is never far away.
The famous introductory scene of this film, seen from above, was generated by a computer from one hundred fifty-six individual shots. The ceiling of the filming studio was not tall enough to make one single, wide shot from above possible.
This is the sad tale of the township of Dogville. Dogville was in the Rocky Mountains in the US of A, up here where the road came to its definitive end, near the entrance to the old abandoned silver mine. The residents of Dogville were good honest ...
Many continuity issues (hats on/off in alternating shots etc) are entirely deliberate. There are a large number of quick cuts throughout the film which serve to disorientate and confuse the viewer. The continuity in these cases is never precise and is as much a part of the final film as the script.
An official Danish, Swedish, British, French, German and Dutch co-production in accordance with the 1992 European Convention on Cinematographic Co-Production.
To fit the needs of some local distributors, in Italy among others, assistant director cut a version of Dogville which is about 45 minutes shorter than the original. The version was accepted and approved by director .
$44,589 (Belgium) (23 May 2003)
$1,530,386 (USA) (13 June 2004)
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