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My Dog Tulip (2009)

Not Rated | | Animation, Drama | 6 May 2011 (UK)
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The story of a man who rescues a German shepherd and how the two become fast friends.

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The story of a man who rescues a German shepherd and how the two become fast friends.

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Sometimes, love really is a bitch.

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Animation | Drama

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Kutyám, Tulipán  »

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$14,718 (USA) (5 September 2010)

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$246,574 (USA) (14 August 2011)
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This is the first US release from the revived New Yorker Films. See more »

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If you are (or intend to be) owned by a dog don't miss it!
8 January 2011 | by See all my reviews

An utterly charming and delightful film which provides a mostly joyful and honest perspective on the trials and tribulations of being owned bya dog. The mores and geography of a time and place from England's recent past are portrayed from a middle- class perspective, with very effective attention to detail. You'll leave wanting to get home right away to your canine, and give him/her a reminder of how much you care.

The graphic styles are a great fit for the setting and the sentiments of the story. We left curious about the book's author, and wondering how he fared after the end of the period covered in the film. The last few years of Tulip's life get little-to-no coverage in the film, which short-changes the audience a little. The dog's youth is engagingly well covered, it would have been even more of a delight to get some rich visual story-telling about Tulip's middle- and old-age.


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