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The Power of the Dog

The Power of the Dog

Nov 17, 2021 2h 8m
1880 votes


A domineering but charismatic rancher wages a war of intimidation on his brother's new wife and her teen son, until long-hidden secrets come to light.

Title The Power of the Dog
Companies BBC Films, New Zealand Film Commission, See-Saw Films, Max Films, Cross City Films, Bad Girl Creek
Countries Australia, Canada, Greece, New Zealand, United Kingdom
Keywords montana, sexuality, based on novel or book, husband wife relationship, eroticism, banjo, ranch, cigarette, widow, sadism, marriage, bullying, death of father, sexual tension, period drama, masturbation, alcoholic, humiliation, gender roles, cowboy, homoeroticism, lgbt, misogynist, mentor protégé relationship, woman director, medical student, drunkenness, masculinity, animal cruelty, 1920s, hula hoop, mother son relationship, brother brother relationship, toxic masculinity, gay slur, repressed sexuality, brothers, repressed homosexuality, gay, homosexual subtext, homosexuality, 20th century