Dogman (15)

Part of the Chester International Film Festival presented by Chester Film Society Running from
Last screening: Sunday 10 March 2019 at 1.15pm
  • £9.50 / £8.50 for screenings before 5pm
    Aged Under 26: £7 / £6
    Chester Film Society Members: £5

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Part of: Chester International Film Festival 2023

Past event

Director: Matteo Garrone
Stars: Marcello Fonte, Edoardo Pesce, Nunzia Schiano

Marcello , a small and gentle dog groomer, finds himself involved in a dangerous relationship of subjugation with Simone, a former violent boxer who terrorizes the entire neighbourhood. In an effort to reaffirm his dignity, Marcello will submit to an unexpected act of vengeance.

The film will be introduced by a talk from Professor Claire Parkinson, Professor of Film, Television and Digital Media at Edge Hill University. She is interested in human/animal interaction in popular culture. Her publications include the book Popular Media and Animals (2011).

Preceded by a short film as part of the International Animation Festival.

This film will not have adverts or trailers – the short and introduction which precede the film will start at the advertised time.




Approx 102 mins


Italian with English subtitles


A compelling opera of beta-male criminal martyrdom, inspired by a true case
Matteo Garrone's modern day fable is one of the best Italian films of recent times
Festival Chester International Film Festival 2023

The Chester International Film Festival presented by Chester Film Society returns, with a remarkable global selection of recent films that share stories and experiences from an array of countries.