GONE TO THE DOGS
An R & R Production.
Produced By Mark Riley and Ian Fitzgerald.
Directed by Philip Barnard. UK. Colour. Widescreen. 21 minutes. Certificate 12.
Gone to the Dogs is the shaggiest dog story ever told,
a riotous canine comedy starring Tony Booth
(actor and father-in-law to former British Prime Minister Tony Blair),
BAFTA and Olivier Award-winning actress Dora Bryan
and a supporting cast of 15 dogs trained by ex-Boomtown Rat,
Gerry Cott. Shot on location in the glorious British
seaside town of HASTINGS in East Sussex.
For more information about the stars, visit the LEADS page.
Gone to the Dogs is a surreal tale about an old man who turns into a dog.
When wayward Jack retires to the seaside with his wife Rose, he discovers
that life isn't just a one-way ticket. After a fatal heart attack he returns
to earth as a scruffy mongrel and is unwittingly adopted by his widowed
wife. So begins a bizarre journey of self-discovery as Jack struggles with
his new existence and finally learns what a good marriage is all about.
Supporting Gone to the Dogs as a DVD extra is the "dogumentary"
Shooting Dogs, directed Raj Yagnik of
WIRED VIDEO. This is no ordinary making-of
documentary but a slice of animal magic and a must-see for dog enthusiasts
and trainers alike.
Meet Cracker the star of the movie and her trainer Vivien Deakin as they
prepare for this unique British comedy. See wrangling secrets revealed as
several talented breeds perform astonishing tricks for the camera. Hear
expert advice from the film's seasoned animal action supervisor Gerry Cott,
who also worked on cinema classics such as A Private Function, Babe
and The Adventure of Greyfriars Bobby.
To read biographies of the dogs, visit the LEADS page.
Also included on the DVD is a BBC South West
news feature shot on set between takes at the Flamingo Park in
This lively report includes interviews with the stars
and writer-director Philip Barnard.
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Film Gone to the Dogs
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12 Page Collector's Edition Booklet
For more information on Gone to the Dogs, visit the BAFTA-nominated website www.gone2thedogs.com
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