Benedict Cumberbatch in a still from The Power of the Dog, directed by Jane Campion. Photo: Kirsty Griffin/Netflix Benedict Cumberbatch in a still from The Power of the Dog, directed by Jane Campion. Photo: Kirsty Griffin/Netflix
Benedict Cumberbatch in a still from The Power of the Dog, directed by Jane Campion. Photo: Kirsty Griffin/Netflix

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Venice 2021: The Power of the Dog movie review – Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst in Jane Campion’s powerful tale of sexuality and sibling rivalry

  • Benedict Cumberbatch plays a brutish rancher whose brother falls for a widow, played by Kirsten Dunst, in this absorbing drama
  • The film, set in the American West but shot in New Zealand, has stunning landscapes, while the plot has undertones of hidden sexuality

Topic |   European films
Benedict Cumberbatch in a still from The Power of the Dog, directed by Jane Campion. Photo: Kirsty Griffin/Netflix Benedict Cumberbatch in a still from The Power of the Dog, directed by Jane Campion. Photo: Kirsty Griffin/Netflix
Benedict Cumberbatch in a still from The Power of the Dog, directed by Jane Campion. Photo: Kirsty Griffin/Netflix
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