Straw Dogs (1971)

Church Gathering

David (Dustin Hoffman) and Amy (Susan George) attend a social gathering for the church. On spotting Charlie (Del Henney) and Norman (Ken Hutchison), Amy suffers a brief panic attack from the trauma of being raped.

Directed by Sam Peckinpah.

Released in 1971 by MGM.

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  • character-type: Clergyman
  • character-type: Wife
  • character-type: Husband
  • character-type: Child
  • action: Provoke
  • action: Annoy
  • action: Taunt
  • primary-genre: Classics
  • primary-genre: Thrillers
  • secondary-genre: Classics
  • secondary-genre: Thriller
  • mood: Disturbing
  • mood: Controversial
  • primary-occasion: Religious
  • secondary-occasion: Church Event
  • setting: Party
  • theme: Alienation
  • theme: Self Control
  • actor: Ken Hutchison
  • actor: T.P. McKenna
  • actor: Colin Welland
  • actor: Susan George
  • actor: Del Henney
  • actor: Dustin Hoffman
  • director: Sam Peckinpah
  • producer: James Swann
  • cinematographer: John Coquillon
  • composer: Jerry Fielding
  • editor: Roger Spottiswoode
  • role-name: Reverend Barney Hood
  • role-name: Norman Scutt
  • role-name: Major John Scott
  • role-name: Charlie Venner
  • role-name: David Sumner
  • role-name: Amy Sumner
  • screenwriter: David Zelag Goodman
  • screenwriter: Sam Peckinpah
  • year: 1971
  • studio: MGM