The Power of the Dog

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Metjebek
No. But there is horse abuse. The real kind sadly, not acting.
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Leauki
Really disliked the scene in which a horse is scared out of its mind by having a cloth repeatedly thrown/smacked in the face. The horse nearly falls trying to get away from the actor. Acting or not: there is no animal friendly way to create reactions like this. I can’t believe these things still happen to defenceless animals that have no idea it’s “just acting”. There should’ve been a better alternative with all the CGI that is available. Bad move on the producer’s part here… EDIT: I’ve been working with horses all my life and I know the difference between “learned tricks” and natural behaviour. I know what I’m talking about that’s why the scene upsets me so much. This horse was scared far beyond what should be allowed within animal welfare guidelines.
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Does a pet die?
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randomuser1105
There's a close-up of a bug on a horse.
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ahanieaha
At around 20:42 there's a dead cow with its insides on the ground and its head on the table. At around1:29:58 there's a dead cow on the road shown from many angles.
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Does an animal die?
(besides a dog, cat or horse)
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Leauki
A rabbit is killed off screen for dissection. Can’t remember the exact time, but the dead rabbit is seen soon after the maid leaves the kitchen with a carrot because she wants to see it and feed it to him, not knowing it’s dead.
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Joan23
No snake pictured but a snake is mentioned by Rose to her son when he surprises her with an animal in the bedroom.
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Does a cat die?
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Joan23
Yes. Although it doesn’t appear to be widely talked about, grooming, sexualization of a teenager, and psychological abuse are evident in the entire film.
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antlersantlers
Not hard drugs, but many characters smoke cigarettes throughout.
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MrsWood
Rose is an alcoholic.
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Brad_Pitt
Throughout
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Joan23
Phil grooms Abs sexualizes Peter, a teenager, throughout the film and culminated in the final scene together.
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antlersantlers
Non-human. A bull is castrated on screen.
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DoogleDog101
Phil cuts the webbing between his fingers.
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antlersantlers
No but a suicide by hanging is mentioned.
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Joan23
Phil psychologically tortured rose and Phil throughout.
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TheNyxPride
There is a scene of a dissected rabbit on a table.
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Joan23
Phil is said to have convulsions at the end of the film.
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MrsWood
Not a human, but a rabbit breaks its leg and is quickly "put out of its misery" off camera.
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Does a kid die?
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Joan23
Phil destroys peter’s paper flower in the restaurant scene
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antlersantlers
Not on screen, but a parent dies from suicide prior to the events of the film.
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nina.
It's not a shower, but somebody is seen bathing in a river.
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likesomeoneelse
She coughs some fluid up and then spits after.
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likesomeoneelse
Time stamp is ~ 1:09.30 starts coughing, and .37 she coughs something up.
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MrsWood
You can hear a rabbit's neck being snapped, though this is not shown.
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TheNyxPride
A character drinks untill they're unwell (headaches and vomiting) due to the bullying of another character. Which could be seen as a form of self harm.
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Joan23
Rose has anxiety/attack when asked to play the piano in front of the governor
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Shmambam
No but rose does ask Peter is he is eating as he is thin and doesn’t fill out the trousers, which could be triggering for some people
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rainbear
The boy runs his fingers across the teeth of his comb. His mother says it gives her shivers, like when chalk scraped across the blackboard when she was in school.
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gooddoggo
It does not happen within the film, but a character's earlier suicide is referenced
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Astasallan
Peter isn’t said to be autistic but it’s possible. He is bullied for traits that could be autistic
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Does a baby cry?
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BethanyRamirez
Peter is referred to with girl names like "miss Nancy"
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Siha
A few derogatory remarks alluding to diminished mental capacity
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likesomeoneelse
Refers to his brother as ‘fatso’ and otherwise degrading comments.
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Brad_Pitt
The f slur is said once or twice
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Malice
There's a solo masturbation scene, though we mainly see the character's lead-up to the act.
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Are there incestuous relationships?
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HonestlyJon
on paper it's sad, but I'd say in context of *why* the ending happens the way it does, it's...complicated
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Brad_Pitt
Mostly on animals
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