Three People Struggle with Mental Health in 'Beware of Dog' Trailer

January 5, 2021
Source: YouTube

Beware of Dog Trailer

Freestyle DM has released an official trailer for an indie film titled Beware of Dog, a Russian drama that premiered at the Slamdance Film Festival last year. The film tells the story of three different young adults struggling with their mental health problems in their cities - Moscow, Berlin, NYC. Alienated in politically-ambiguous Moscow, a young woman deals with OCD, while her cousin in Berlin tries to build a romantic relationship ignoring her own condition. In New York City, a heartbroken boxer struggles with addiction, self worth and online anxiety, which connects all of these characters. Starring Marina Vasileva, Paula Kn├╝pling, and Buddy Duress. Early reviews praise the film, saying "Bedzhanova crafted a narrative that examines the many facets of mental illness in a way that never feels trite or exploitative." Take a look below.

Here's the official trailer (+ poster) for Nadia Bedzhanova's Beware of Dog, direct from YouTube:

Beware of Dog Poster

Three young adults experience similar struggles with mental health and identity in their own big cities. In Moscow, a young woman struggles with severe OCD, while her cousin in Berlin tries to build a romantic relationship ignoring her own mental issue. Meanwhile over in New York City, a heartbroken boxer fights addiction and lack of self-worth in the aftermath of a break-up. Beware of Dog is both written and directed by Russian filmmaker Nadia Bedzhanova, making her feature directorial debut after making a number of short films previously. This originally premiered at the Slamdance Film Festival last year. Freestyle DM will debut Bedzhanova's Beware of Dog direct-to-VOD in the US starting January 26th this month. Any good?

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