A father, a mother and their three children live in a house at the outskirts of a city. There is a tall fence surrounding the house. The kids have never left the house. They are being educated, trained and entertained in the manner that their parents deem appropriate, without any influence from the outside world. The children believe that the airplanes flying over their house are toys and that zombies are small yellow flowers.
Dogtooth won the Un Certain Regard Prize at the 2009 Cannes film festival, followed by numerous awards at festivals worldwide. It was nominated for a Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award (Oscar) in 2011.