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
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Part of: Chester International Film Festival 2022

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 2022
Last event: Friday 4 March at 6pm

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.

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