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Bob Mondello Review: 'Dogville' and Human Nature

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Bob Mondello Review: 'Dogville' and Human Nature

Bob Mondello Review: 'Dogville' and Human Nature

Bob Mondello Review: 'Dogville' and Human Nature

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Danish filmmaker Lars Von Trier, who has never been to America, is being criticized for his latest film Dogville — a picture some say is "anti-American." NPR's Bob Mondello says that while the film's portrait of human nature is unflattering, that human nature is more or less universal.

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