New Yorker Films | Release Date: September 1, 2010
Summary: The distinguished British man of letters, Ackerley hardly thought of himself as a dog lover when, well into middle age, he came to adopt Tulip – a beautiful, yet intolerable 18-month-old German shepherd. To his surprise, she turned out to be the love of his life, the “ideal friend” he had been searching for in vain for so many years. In vivid and sometimes startling detail, the film reveals Tulip’s sassy, often erratic behavior (and very canine tastes) and Ackerley’s fumbling but determined efforts to ensure an existence of perfect happiness for her. (New Yorker Films)
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Runtime: 83 min
Production: Norman Twain Productions
Genres: Drama, Animation
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Jul 26, 2011
Director Credit
Paul Fierlinger Director
Sandra Fierlinger Director
Writer Credit
J.R. Ackerley Writer
Paul Fierlinger Writer
Sandra Fierlinger Writer
Cast Credit
Brian Murray Captain Pugh / Mr. Blandish
Christopher Plummer J.R. Ackerley
Euan Morton The Cyclist
Isabella Rossellini Ms. Canvenini
Lynn Redgrave Nancy / Greengrocer's Wife
Paul Hecht Army Veterinarian
Peter Gerety Mr. Plum / Pugilist
Producer Credit
Deanna Deignan Associate Producer
Frank Pellegrino Producer
Howard Kaminsky Producer
Norman Twain Producer