ABSTRACT In Dog Days, graphic sex and violence are presented as the only elements in life that are not banal, prepackaged “factoids.” Observing his documentary-like tapestry of characters in various stages of coupling and uncoupling, director Ulrich Seidl suggests that sadomasochism could almost be considered an inevitable, universal condition.
Dog Days (Hundstage)
JUSTIN VICARI received the Third Coast Poetry Prize and the New Millennium Writings Poetry Prize in 2005. He is the author of the chapbooks In a Garden of Eden (Plan B Press, 2005) and Woman Bathing Light to Dark (Toad Press, 2006). He lives near Pittsburgh.
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JUSTIN VICARI; Dog Days (Hundstage). Film Quarterly 1 September 2006; 60 (1): 40–45. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2006.60.1.40
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