White Dog

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December 03, 2008 at 05:00 AM EST

Famously suppressed in America, White Dog, Samuel Fuller’s uncompromising, poignant examination of racism, was deemed too incendiary for a sensitive public and too unmarketable for a studio seeking ”Jaws on Paws.” Centering on an adopted German shepherd trained to attack black people, Fuller’s unjustly withheld film is a gripping, meditative, and ultimately beautiful achievement that, as co-writer Curtis Hanson says in the compelling EXTRAS, studied bigotry as a learned poison — a sickness tough to cure. Restored and presented in its uncut original version, this is an inspired accomplishment by one of our greatest pulp philosophers. A

White Dog

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Movie
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mpaa
PG
runtime
90 minutes
director
Samuel Fuller
Cast
Kristy McNichol,
Burl Ives,
Paul Winfield
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