Netflix has released the first full trailer for The Power of the Dog, one of its upcoming December releases. The film plans to sneak into the next awards season, since it had a successful premiere at the Venice Film Festival where it won the Silver Lion for Best Director. After screenings at Toronto, Telluride and San Sebastian, it will arrive on the streaming service on December 1. But that’s not all, on November 17 we will be able to see it in theaters for a limited time.
Phil Burbank is a charismatic farmer who arouses fear and admiration in those around him. When his brother comes back home with a new wife and her son, Phil sets about tormenting her … until the possibility of falling in love looms over him.
The film is directed by Jane Campion and stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst, Jesse Plemons and Kodi Smit-McPhee.
The Power of the Dog will hit theaters on November 17 and Netflix on December 1.