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Man Bites Dog is a belge film of genre Drama directed by Benoît Poelvoorde released in USA on 9 october 1992 with Benoît Poelvoorde

Man Bites Dog (1992)

Man Bites Dog
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Released in USA 9 october 1992
Length 1h35
Directed by ,    ,    
OriginBelgique
Genres Drama,    Thriller,    Comedy,    Comedy-drama,    Action,    Horror,    Crime
Rating74% 3.7490953.7490953.7490953.7490953.749095

Man Bites Dog (French: C'est arrivé près de chez vous, It Happened in Your Neighborhood) is a 1992 Belgian black comedy crime mockumentary written, produced and directed by Rémy Belvaux, André Bonzel and Benoît Poelvoorde, who are also the film's co-editor, cinematographer and lead actor respectively.

The film follows a crew of filmmakers following a serial killer, recording his horrific crimes for a documentary they are producing. At first dispassionate observers, they find themselves caught up in the increasingly chaotic and nihilistic violence. The film received the André Cavens Award for Best Film by the Belgian Film Critics Association (UCC). Since its release, the picture has become a cult film.

Synopsis

Ben is a witty, charismatic serial killer who holds forth at length about whatever comes to mind, be it the "craft" of murder, the failings of architecture, his own poetry, or classical music, which he plays with his girlfriend. A film crew joins him on his sadistic adventures, recording them for a fly on the wall documentary. Ben takes them to meet his family and friends while boasting of murdering many people at random and dumping their bodies in canals and quarries. The viewer witnesses these grisly killings in graphic detail.

Actors

Benoît Poelvoorde

(Ben)
Rémy Belvaux

(Rémy (journaliste))
André Bonzel

(André (caméraman))
Benoît Mariage

(un journaliste)
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