Dogville is a secluded, small, and poor town that decides to take in a fugitive named " Grace " who is on the run from gangters. Collectively, the town decides to give Grace a two week trial to prove to everyone that she is not bad and can be trusted. In order to gain the trust of the town, her job is to help each individual person with any help they may need. Though at first, the town people are reluctant, they warm up to Grace and depend on the work that she gives them. Grace is happy to be accepted. As time passes the town learns from a couple of visits from law enforcement inquires looking for her, that Grace is very costly to the town. They decide to increase her work load and eventually Grace becomes a slave of labor ( to the women of the town ) and a whore ( to the men of the town. Grace complies, she will do whatever she needs to stay in the " safety " of the town. After Grace is accused of stealing money from a resident. The town decides to turn Grace into the gangster and collect the reward money.


Revealing mistake: After the assembly where Grace speaks to the Dogville people she walks home chained to her wheel. However, the wheel that's supposed to be so heavy that she can hardly move around gets pulled along with the chain hanging through a little. (02:05:10)


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The Big Man: Rapists and murders may be the victims according to you, but I, I call them dogs. And if they're lapping up their own vomit, the only way to stop them is with a lash.
Grace: But dogs only obey their own nature, so why shouldn't we forgive them?
The Big Man: Dogs can be taught many useful things, but not if we forgive them every time they obey their own nature.

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