Man Bites Dog (1992)

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Man Bites Dog is a 1992 Belgian black comedy crime mockumentary written, produced and directed by Remy Belvaux, Andre Bonzel and Benoit Poelvoorde, who are also the film's co-editor, cinematographer and lead actor respectively.

The film follows a crew of filmmakers following a serial killer, recording his horrific crimes for a documentary they are producing. At first dispassionate observers, they find themselves caught up in the increasingly chaotic and nihilistic violence. The film received the Andre Cavens Award for Best Film by the Belgian Film Critics Association (UCC). Since its release, the picture has become a cult film.

The film was screened at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival where it won the SACD award for Best Feature and the Special Award of the Youth for directors Remy Belvaux, Andre Bonzel and Benoit Poelvoorde. The film's controversial content and extreme violence was off-putting to some viewers, and resulted in the film being banned in Sweden.