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The Dog Problem (2006)

 -  Comedy  -  7 August 2007 (USA)
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In Los Angeles, a depressed writer named Solo has writer's block after a successful first book of which he's ashamed, and he's broke, thanks to a year in classical psychoanalysis. In their ... See full summary »

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In Los Angeles, a depressed writer named Solo has writer's block after a successful first book of which he's ashamed, and he's broke, thanks to a year in classical psychoanalysis. In their final session, his therapist suggests that he gets a pet, so Solo buys a scrawny terrier that adds to his problems: the dog isn't house-trained; he owes money to a thug who's angry; at a dog park, he begs a woman he's just met to pay the veterinarian's bill when the dog is bitten; and his friend Casper has introduced him to a persistent rich girl who decides that she wants the dog. He could sell, settle his debts, and return to life with a clean carpet, or he could figure out why he doesn't want to part with the dog. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Eat. Sleep. Therapy. Repeat.

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Rated R for language, some sexual content and nudity

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$914 (USA) (27 April 2007)

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$914 (USA) (27 April 2007)
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When the bandage on Spot is pulled off his wound is miraculously healed. See more »

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Candy: She has legs 'n eggs today.
Solo: Okay, what the fuck is legs 'n eggs?
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Fun .... Indie ..... Art ..... Film
10 June 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

just a delicious entertaining story! i really didn't get the 'depressed' description of the main character Solo. he is way too active to be depressed. but that issue is not a problem.

the plot line and story are what keeps this film smoothly moving and charming from start to finish.

if you are just looking for a simple story of human interaction and how a dog lives and is affected by humans this is your movie. solo and the dog have a wonderful relationship and is a perfect look at how pets depend on their owners and how the owner of a pet must operate his life around it.

the characters are fun - not necessarily believable, but fun to watch.


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