In 1933 Grace and her father left the township of Dogville behind them. Grace's father and his army of villains had spent the entire winter seeking ou...more
In 1933 Grace and her father left the township of Dogville behind them. Grace's father and his army of villains had spent the entire winter seeking out new hunting grounds in vain. Now, they are heading south in one last attempt to find a favorable location in which to take up residence. By chance, their cars stop in the state of Alabama, in front of a large iron gate bearing a thick chain and a padlock. Beside the gate, a dead oak tree towers over a heavy boulder with "Manderlay" hewn in monumental letters into the granite. Just as Grace, her father and his men are about to leave, a young black woman runs up to the car, and hammers at Grace's window in despair. Ignoring her father's advice to leave others to their own affairs, Grace follows the girl through the gates of Manderlay, and there she finds a group of people living as if slavery had not been abolished seventy years earlier, with white masters and black slaves...
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