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Jane Campion: “The Power of a Dog”
“What or what? Was that twelve years ago?” Jane Campion could hardly believe her last feature film was so long ago. “Well, I’ve been very busy in the meantime,” says the director, for example with her multi-award winning series “Top of the Lake” about the murders of women in New Zealand.
But in The Power of the Dog, the 67-year-old has yet to publish a female liberation story, which has become her trademark since The Piano (1993) at the latest.
Instead, the best-selling story based on Thomas Savage is about an unequal pair of brothers who run a Montana cattle ranch in 1925. When sweet George (Jesse Plemons) secretly marries a widow (Kirsten Dunst) and brings him to the ranch, Phil (Benedict) goes out. Cumberbatch) his pent-up hatred of her spoiled son (Cody named McPhee).