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Set during the cull of the stray dogs in the city of Bucharest, The Wild Dogs weaves together a week... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Absolutely unforgettable. Thom Fitzgerald is exceptional. See more (11 total) »


  (in credits order)

Rachel Blanchard ... Moll
Visinel Burcea ... Sour Grapes

Mihai Calota ... Bogdan

Geraint Wyn Davies ... Colin
Nelu Dinu ... Dorutu (as Dinu Viorel Nelu)

Thom Fitzgerald ... Geordie

David Hayman ... Victor
Simona Popescu ... Varvara
Marcel Ungureanu ... Radu

Alberta Watson ... Natalie
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anca-Ioana Androne ... Elena
Coca Bloos ... Nurse (as Cornelia Bloos)
Bryan Hofbauer ... Gambler
Nicoleta Preda ... Men's Club Girl #4
Nicoleta Radoi ... Men's Club Girl #3
Heather Rankin ... Flight Attendent
Julia Stanciu ... Men's Club Girl #2
Sylvia Stanila ... Men's Club Girl #1
Jackie Torrens ... Brenda
Coca Zibilianu ... Photo Model (as Florentina 'Coca' Zibilianu)

Directed by
Thom Fitzgerald 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Thom Fitzgerald 

Produced by
Ann Bernier .... producer
Bryan Hofbauer .... supervising producer
William Ritchie .... executive producer
Christopher Zimmer .... executive producer
Original Music by
Sandy Moore 
Cinematography by
Tom Harting 
Film Editing by
Michael Weir 
Casting by
Calina Pirotici 
Production Design by
Ann Bromley 
Art Direction by
Raluca Ioanovici 
Production Management
Gabriela Albu .... production manager
Rob Blackie .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Andrei Enache .... second assistant director
Andrei Gruzsniczki .... first assistant director (as Andrei Morsanu Gruzsniczki)
Heather Houston .... first assistant director: second unit
Art Department
Ian Greig .... property master
Rodney Leary .... construction coordinator
Petre Pisau .... property master
Sound Department
Nigel Harrison .... boom operator
Jeff Martin .... boom operator
Christopher Mitchell .... assistant sound mixer
Stephen Outhit .... sound mixer
Stephen Outhit .... sound
Hayward Parrott .... sound designer
Gheorghe Popescu .... boom operator
Ali Yener .... sound mixer
Camera and Electrical Department
Doug Betts .... gaffer
Dreux Ellis .... director of photography: second unit
Dreux Ellis .... director of photography: second unit
Todd Jackson .... electrician
Ion Olteanu .... grip
Christopher Reardon .... still photographer (as Chris Reardon)
Casting Department
Shana Collier .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jessy Lacourcière .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
Todd Jackson .... assistant editor
Vaughan Killin .... color timer
Transportation Department
Vasile Ciobana .... driver
Bogdan Marian .... driver
Razvan Puca .... driver
Sarmis Stamatescu .... driver
Cornel Topala .... driver
Marius Vlad .... driver
Marius Vlad .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Razvan Comeaga .... location manager
Jeff Corkum .... production accountant
Elena Ene .... script supervisor
Oana Fenici .... production secretary
Diana Gursca .... assistant to director
Brad Horvath .... assistant to executive producer
Shayla Howell .... production coordinator
Sean Kelly .... script supervisor
Robin McNeil .... assistant production coordinator
Adriana Novac .... dog trainer
Carmen Pepelea .... location scout
Razvan Radulescu .... script translator
Cailin O'Neil .... special thanks

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97 min (Toronto International Film Festival)
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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Absolutely unforgettable. Thom Fitzgerald is exceptional., 16 August 2005
Author: barrywood from Canada

This movie is filmed in Romania. The brilliant director/writer, Thom Fitzgerald, takes you on a journey that is shocking, raw, and honest. Emotions are beautiful and raw. I was thinking throughout the movie how little control we really do have over our own lives.

The characters sort of creates themselves. Sometimes I was so angry that I felt like throwing up but then suddenly I would see something that was extremely tender and funny. Fitzgerald controls the viewer as though he has a whip: he knows how to use it, but he also knows when to lie it down.

The camera shoots are exceptional as well. Watch the movie the second time and take in all the background, the shading, the movements, the actors.

I've never seen a movie like The Wild Dogs. I really can't remember seeing a movie that has made me so angry at some characters but then so happy with other characters. I don't know how Fitzgerald did it, but he has created a masterpiece. Watch the movie for what it is: not what you think it should be because I think most people would find the subject matter totally haunting. This movie is not for the faint of heart.

I rate this movie a 10 out of 10.

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