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A Dog Year (2009)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 3 September 2009 (USA)
A guy suffering from a midlife crisis takes in a dog that's crazier than he is.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jon Katz
... Emma
... Lois Blair
... Anthony Armstrong
... Brenda King
... Margo
... Patti (as Pamela Holden Stewart)
... Donna Brady
... Paula (voice)
Leo Trombetta ... Richard (voice)
... Holly (voice) (as Pat Lentz)
Jan Leslie Harding ... Nancy Longhetti
... Airport Bystander
... Airport Police
... Airport Police
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Jon Katz is close to burnout. He's a writer with writer's block; his wife has left for her sister's because he's emotionally distant; he rarely answers his phone. A kennel sends him a border collie that's undisciplined because of abuse. Despite a series of mishaps, Jon decides to keep trying with the dog, and he rents a dilapidated farm house to give the dog room to run. A local handyman refers Jon to a woman who might be able to help him train the dog. Reluctantly, Jon gives her a try. Is the dog the problem, or the owner? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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The veterinary hospital scenes in the film were shot at the Animal Hospital of White Plains. The hospital is co-owned by Dr. Maria Lagana, who also served as Vet consultant on the picture. See more »

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"Coulda-shoulda-woulda"
13 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

This "coulda-shoulda-woulda" been a good movie, but for 2 things: 1. Bridges sleepwalks through the whole thing. True, writer's block is a distressing scenario, particularly for a writer but I didn't get distress from Bridges, I got ennui. He mailed it in. 2. They took a brilliant story idea complete with potentially fascinating characters and intriguing plot twists, then ground it into the dirt. This "coulda-shoulda-woulda" been a good movie, but for 2 things: 1. Bridges sleepwalks through the whole thing. True, writer's block is a distressing scenario, particularly for a writer but I didn't get distress from Bridges, I got ennui. He mailed it in. 2. They took a brilliant story idea complete with potentially fascinating characters and intriguing plot twists, then ground it into the dirt. P.S. This 10 line rule is idiotic.


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