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Dog Pound

A car thief (Mateo Morales), a drug dealer (Shane Kippel) and a violent criminal (Adam Butcher) are sentenced to a correctional facility where they encounter gang violence, death, and harassment from staff and other inmates.
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March 19, 2013
The movie never loses its miserable outlook; Chapiron practically revels in the ever-present dreariness.
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August 30, 2010
[Chapiron] never lets things gets boring, even if he can't help indulging in a few too many prison movie clichés along the way.
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What Culture
February 01, 2011
Intense scenes of violence build to a conclusion that will leave you shaken.
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Time Out
March 26, 2013
Neither the film's bark nor its bite leaves much of a mark.
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Daily Express (UK)
August 30, 2010
Covers predictable ground with admirable sincerity and is notable for some eye-catching performances, not least that of Adam Butcher as an angry young man.
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Slant Magazine
March 25, 2013
The plot willfully denies our satisfaction, often at the risk of compromising its own structural integrity.
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Total Film
September 01, 2010
With largely improvised dialogue and a cast including genuine ex-offenders, Chapiron captures a powerful stench of authenticity.
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Time Out
August 26, 2010
[A] snarling but predictable survival tale...
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Film Journal International
April 01, 2013
Overheated melodrama of inmates at a juvenile detention facility hits all the prison-movie clichés.
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Eye for Film
August 29, 2010
There's no doubting the seriousness of the point Chapiron is trying to make regarding the way that young criminals can become trapped in a spiral of reoffending, but by pushing all the action into barely believable melodrama, his argument is weakened.
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London Evening Standard
September 01, 2010
The film is graced by excellent acting and based on extensive research.
New York Times
March 28, 2013
Without a strong political point (unlike its source material), "Dog Pound" feels hollow and hopeless.
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