Straw Dogs (1971)

Sam Peckinpah’s controversial thriller, about an American couple who move to a Cornish village – setting off a tragic chain of events.
A small village in Cornwall is the setting for Sam Peckinpah’s controversial thriller, which stars Dustin Hoffman and Susan George as a young couple who struggle to fit in with some unwelcome locals. Seen as both pro- and anti-violence by different viewers over the years, it remains a compelling and disturbing film that continues to provoke debate today.
1971 USA, United Kingdom
Directed by
Sam Peckinpah
Produced by
Daniel Melnick
Written by
David Zelag Goodman, Sam Peckinpah
Dustin Hoffman, Susan George, Peter Vaughan