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A dog year

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Format: DVD 2010
Availability: Available at 6 Libraries 6 of 8 copies
Available (6)
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CLP - Brookline Audiovisual Collection DVD Dog
Location  CLP - Brookline
Collection  Audiovisual Collection
Call Number  DVD Dog
CLP - Homewood Audiovisual Collection DVD Dog
Location  CLP - Homewood
Collection  Audiovisual Collection
Call Number  DVD Dog
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Feature Film DVD DVD Dog
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Feature Film DVD
Call Number  DVD Dog
Moon Township Public Library Audiovisual COM DOG DVD 3391
Location  Moon Township Public Library
Collection  Audiovisual
Call Number  COM DOG DVD 3391
Northland Public Library Audio Video Drama DOG YEARS (DVD)
Location  Northland Public Library
Collection  Audio Video
Call Number  Drama DOG YEARS (DVD)
Penn Hills Library Audio Visual DVD DOG
Location  Penn Hills Library
Collection  Audio Visual
Call Number  DVD DOG
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Location  CLP - East Liberty
Collection  AV
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Movies CHECKED OUT
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
Collection  Movies
A writer in the midst of an existential crisis finds his life transformed after adopting an abused border collie in this emotionally uplifting comedy. Based on author Jon Katz's best-selling memoir of the same name, A Dog Year opens to find the writer at an emotionally precarious stage in his life. The proud owner of two laid back Labrador Retrievers, Jon (Bridges) finds his staid existence shaken up as the twitchy new companion proves much more than a handful. Later, as Jon struggles to overcome a bad case of writer's block, his daughter Emma (Lauren Ambrose) returns home from college for a visit, and him know exactly how much she disapproves of his current living conditions. Finally inspired to make a change for the better, Jon relocates to a quiet farmhouse and seeks out the help of a compassionate dog trainer (Lois Smith), whose patience and insight help to improve not only the condition the traumatized dog, but the outlook of its troubled owner as well. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
Additional Information
Subjects Katz, Jon -- Drama.
Katz, Jon -- Television adaptations.
Border collie -- Drama.
Dogs -- Training -- Drama.
Human-animal relationships -- Drama.
Authors -- Drama.
Made-for-TV movies.
Television adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [New York?] : Burbank, CA :HBO Home Entertainment ;2010
Distributed by Warner Home Video,
Edition Widescreen.
Other Titles Dog year.
Contributors Manne, Liz.
Doelger, Frank.
LaVoo, George.
Bridges, Jeff, 1949-
Ambrose, Lauren, 1978-
Gleeson, Domhnall, 1983-
Marvel, Elizabeth.
White, Welker.
Harding, Jan Leslie.
O'Connell, Deirdre (Actress)
Smith, Lois, 1930-
Katz, Jon. Dog year.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
HBO Films.
Duopoly (Firm)
Home Box Office (Firm)
HBO Home Entertainment (Firm)
Participants/Performers Jeff Bridges, Lauren Ambrose, Domhnall Gleeson, Elizabeth Marvel, Welker White, Jan Leslie Harding, Dierdre O'Connell, Lois Smith.
Other Contributors Costume designer, Vicki Farrell ; music by Joseph Vitarelli ; editors, Leo Trombetta, Michael Taylor ; production designer, Debbie DeVilla ; director of photography, Frederick Elmes.
Audience Rating: TV-PG.
Language English
In English, French, or Spanish with optional subtitles in English, French, and Spanish; closed-captioned.
Notes Title from container.
Based on the book by Jon Katz.
Special features include: behind-the-scenes featurette.
System Details DVD; region 1; widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0.
Description 1 videodisc (80 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9780780667976
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