18 October 2006

Straw Dogs (1971)

a large collection of unusual screenshots taken from

stills from the interview with Susan George:

Directed by
Sam Peckinpah

Writing credits
Gordon Williams (novel)
David Zelag Goodman (screenplay)

The knock at the door meant the birth of one man and the death of seven others.

Plot Outline:Upon moving to Britain to get away from American violence, astrophysicist David Sumner and his wife Amy are bullied and taken advantage of by the locals hired to do construction. When, after the rape of Amy, David finally takes a stand it escalates quickly into a bloody battle as the locals assault his house. [Summary written by Andrew Hyatt]

Dustin Hoffman.... David Sumner
Susan George.... Amy Sumner
Peter Vaughan.... Tom Hedden
T.P. McKenna.... Major John Scott
Del Henney.... Charlie Venner
Jim Norton.... Chris Cawsey
Donald Webster.... Riddaway
Ken Hutchison.... Norman Scutt
Len Jones.... Bobby Hedden
Sally Thomsett.... Janice Hedden
Robert Keegan.... Harry Ware
Peter Arne.... John Niles
Cherina Schaer.... Louise Hood
Colin Welland.... Reverend Barney Hood
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Warner.... Henry Niles (uncredited)