A dog year
|Language and/or Subtitles:||English|
|Availability:||Available at 6 Libraries 6 of 8 copies|
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
Katz, Jon -- Television adaptations.
Border collie -- Drama.
Dogs -- Training -- Drama.
Human-animal relationships -- Drama.
Authors -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [New York?] : Burbank, CA :HBO Home Entertainment ;2010
Distributed by Warner Home Video,
|Other Titles|| Dog year.
Bridges, Jeff, 1949-
Ambrose, Lauren, 1978-
Gleeson, Domhnall, 1983-
Harding, Jan Leslie.
O'Connell, Deirdre (Actress)
Smith, Lois, 1930-
Katz, Jon. Dog year.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Home Box Office (Firm)
HBO Home Entertainment (Firm)
Jeff Bridges, Lauren Ambrose, Domhnall Gleeson, Elizabeth Marvel, Welker White, Jan Leslie Harding, Dierdre O'Connell, Lois Smith.
Costume designer, Vicki Farrell ; music by Joseph Vitarelli ; editors, Leo Trombetta, Michael Taylor ; production designer, Debbie DeVilla ; director of photography, Frederick Elmes.
In English, French, or Spanish with optional subtitles in English, French, and Spanish; closed-captioned.
Title from container.
Based on the book by Jon Katz.
Special features include: behind-the-scenes featurette.
DVD; region 1; widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0.
1 videodisc (80 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.