7.6/10
298
3 user

The Dog of Flanders (1997)

Gekijôban Furandaasu no inu (original title)
A small poor boy lives with his caring grandfather in a small Flemish village in the 19th century Belgium, has a lovable pet dog, loves art and dreams of becoming a famous painter one day. Based on a famous Flemish novel.

Director:

Writers:

, (novel)
Reviews

Videos

1 video »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Family | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Poor but happy, young Nello and his grandfather live alone, delivering milk as a livelihood, in the outskirts of Antwerp, a city in Flanders (the Flemish or Dutch-speaking part of ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Brodie
Stars: Jack Warden, Jeremy James Kissner, Jesse James
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The emotional story of a boy, his grandfather, and his dog. The boy's dream of becoming a great classical painter appears shattered when his loving grandfather dies.

Director: James B. Clark
Stars: David Ladd, Donald Crisp, Theodore Bikel
Animation | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A love story between a girl who loves reading books, and the boy who has previously checked out all of the library books she chooses.

Director: Yoshifumi Kondô
Stars: Youko Honna, Issei Takahashi, Takashi Tachibana
Future Boy Conan (TV Series 1978)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

After the world is nearly destroyed by a war, a young boy and his friends must fight to save the world from those who seek to conquer what is left of civilization.

Stars: Noriko Ohara, Masatô Ibu, Mieko Nobusawa
Animation | Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

As his town is flooded by water, an old man is forced to add additional levels onto his home with bricks (cubes) in order to stay dry. But when he accidentally drops his favorite smoking ... See full summary »

Director: Kunio Kato
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The life and misadventures of a family in contemporary Japan.

Director: Isao Takahata
Stars: Hayato Isohata, Masako Araki, Naomi Uno
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A young boy in a remote medieval outpost under siege from barbarian raids is beckoned to adventure when a celebrated master illuminator arrives with an ancient book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers.

Directors: Tomm Moore, Nora Twomey
Stars: Evan McGuire, Brendan Gleeson, Mick Lally
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

After helping a cat, a young girl finds herself involuntarily engaged to a cat prince in a magical world where her only hope of freedom lies with a dapper cat statuette come to life.

Director: Hiroyuki Morita
Stars: Chizuru Ikewaki, Yoshihiko Hakamada, Aki Maeda
Animation | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A group of Yokohama teens look to save their school's clubhouse from the wrecking ball in preparations for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.

Director: Gorô Miyazaki
Stars: Sarah Bolger, Chris Noth, Anton Yelchin
Home I (2009)
Documentary | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

With aerial footage from fifty-four countries, 'Home' is a depiction of how Earth's problems are all interlinked.

Director: Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Stars: Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Glenn Close, Jacques Gamblin
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The Clock family are four-inch-tall people who live anonymously in another family's residence, borrowing simple items to make their home. Life changes for the Clocks when their daughter, Arrietty, is discovered.

Director: Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Stars: Bridgit Mendler, Amy Poehler, Will Arnett
Oseam (2003)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Two orphans, Gamie, a young blind girl and her little brother Gil-sun, are taken in by a Buddhist monk. While the shy little girl finds her at ease at the temple, the enthusiastic and ... See full summary »

Director: Baek-yeob Seong
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Makoto Tsumura ...
Nello (voice)
Sakura Tange ...
Alois (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Brady Bluhm ...
Nello (voice)
...
Stephen (voice)
...
Paul (voice)
Christopher Carroll ...
Art Store Owner (voice)
Louise Chamis ...
Nulette (voice)
Lara Cody ...
Young Paul (voice)
...
Young Alois (voice)
Mari Devon ...
Jestas (voice)
...
Orphan (voice)
Dylan Hart ...
Orphan (voice)
Hikaru Ijûin ...
(voice)
Sophie Lechken ...
Orphan (voice)
...
Grandpa (voice)
Edit

Storyline

A small poor boy lives with his caring grandfather in a small Flemish village in the 19th century Belgium, has a lovable pet dog, loves art and dreams of becoming a famous painter one day. Based on a famous Flemish novel.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

15 March 1997 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Damals bei uns  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Patrasche: A Dog of Flanders, Made in Japan (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

When I Cry
Music by: Tom Keane
Lyrics by: Susanne Marie Edgren
Performed by: Dianne Reeves
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A great family film
11 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When I first saw the trailer of this movie on one of my Sailor Moon Movies,I had to see if this movie was one of the greatest,and it was. And after buying this movie on DVD,it was the best. It was a great movie,and it had a great storyline. But what this movie kinda tells us are two important things. First,we all have a talent on what we want for the future,and it's a great gift from God. Second,we should never accuse anyone for something they did,and we did that,we would hurt ourselves,and feel bad about it. And those are the most importants things to follow in life. The movie also features the voices of Robert Loggia as Grandpa,Brady Bluhm,Debi Drewberry,Ryan O'Donahue, Lara Cody, Michael McConnohie famous for Transformers and Vampire Hunter D,Randall Montgomery, Matt K. Miller famous for Tenchi Muyo, and Sean Young as Sister Alois. In closing, this is the #1 family movie to add to your collection and keep for generations to come. You will see what I mean when you see this.


5 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Saddest movie of all time? Stevie_Cool
DVD? cooldas
It's on YouTube! :D cooldas
Discuss The Dog of Flanders (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?