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Straw Dogs

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Straw Dogs


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Video: Trailer: Straw Dogs
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Rod Lurie doesn’t freight any real meaning — or palpable sexual tension — in the silent glances the main characters exchange. » Read more

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Video: Trailer: Straw Dogs
City Paper Grade: D-
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Rod Lurie doesn’t freight any real meaning — or palpable sexual tension — in the silent glances the main characters exchange. » Read more

MPAA rating:
Unrated
Cast:
James Marsden; Alexander Skarsgaard
Directed by:
Rod Lurie
Genre:
Drama
Release date:
2011
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