Paris, 1962. A scientist formulates a serum that transforms him into a dog. It's only when he changes back into a human that his troubles begin�

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Paris, 1962. A scientist formulates a serum that transforms him into a dog. It's only when he changes back into a human that his troubles begin�

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Among the arcane cars in the film is a 1965 Bond Equipe GT4S, a rare British car designed by famous racer Lawrie Bond. This car, shown with both doors open, appears in the oceanside scene where two 'dogs' are running down the beach, abandoning their car and their old lives. See more »

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SciFi for dog lovers!
17 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Harden's film is a smart and funny science fiction about human to animal to human transformation. It got me thinking (and laughing) about how "cultured" humans could learn a few life lessons...from dogs. Some twists in the film push the premise in wild directions to keep things fresh (and me guessing). The French narration, retro-SciFi look, and use of B&W stills to tell the story, create a pseudo-serious style that plays well against the humor.

You may have heard that this film tributes Chris Marker's La Jetee, but you won't need to have seen that film in order to understand and enjoy La Vie d'un chien.


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