A film by Yorgos Lanthimos

Cast : Christos Passalis, Aggeliki Papoulia, Michele Valley, Christos Stergioglou

2009 / black comedy / Grèce / original title : KYNODONTAS / 96’ / Color / status : completed / Greek / Some Material May Be Inappropriate For Children Under 12 / long feature-film / French catalog

A father, a mother and their three kids live in a house in the outskirts of a city. The kids have never left the house. They are being educated, entertained, bored and exercised in the manner that their parents deem appropriate, without any influence from the outside world.

Restored in 4K from the 35mm camera and sound negatives by Boo Productions and mk2 Films at Asterisk* Post and I Hear Voices sound studio. Colour grading by Gregory Arvanitis and Thimios Bakatakis. Digital sound restoration by Landros Ntounis. The restoration process was supervised by the director, Yorgos Lanthimos.


“This magnificent Greek film by Yorgos Lanthimos is one of the creepiest stories ever painted on screen. ”

The Times