A dog year [videorecording] /
by Bridges, Jeff; Ambrose, Lauren; Smith, Lois; Manne, Liz; Doelger, Frank; LaVoo, George; Katz, Jon; HBO Home Entertainment (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm); HBO Films; Duopoly (Firm).Material type: Visual materialPublisher: [United States] : Burbank, CA : HBO Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2010Edition: [Widescreen format].Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 80 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 9780780667976; 0780667972 : .Language note: English, French or Spanish dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles.Closed-captioned.Title notes: $19.99 12/30/2010 (snl)$19.99 12/30/2010Subject(s): DVD-Video discs | Katz, Jon -- Drama | Border collie -- Drama | Dogs -- Training -- Drama | Human-animal relationships -- Drama | Authors -- Drama | Made-for-TV movies | Television adaptations | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | Television moviesCast: Jeff Bridges, Lauren Ambrose, Domhnall Gleeson, Elizabeth Marvel, Welker White, Jan Leslie Harding, Dierdre O'Connell, Lois Smith.Summary: Jon Katz is a writer at a mid-life crossroads who decides to adopt and train a high-strung border collie named Devon, only to discover it's he himself who has the real lessons to learn. Based on a true story.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
A writer in the midst of an existential crisis finds his life transformed after adopting an abused border collie in this emotionally uplifting comedy. Based on author Jon Katz's best-selling memoir of the same name, A Dog Year opens to find the writer at an emotionally precarious stage in his life. The proud owner of two laid back Labrador Retrievers, Jon (Bridges) finds his staid existence shaken up as the twitchy new companion proves much more than a handful. Later, as Jon struggles to overcome a bad case of writer's block, his daughter Emma (Lauren Ambrose) returns home from college for a visit, and him know exactly how much she disapproves of his current living conditions. Finally inspired to make a change for the better, Jon relocates to a quiet farmhouse and seeks out the help of a compassionate dog trainer (Lois Smith), whose patience and insight help to improve not only the condition the traumatized dog, but the outlook of its troubled owner as well. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
$19.99 12/30/2010 (snl)
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 (English and French), stereo 2.0 (Spanish); region 1.
English, French or Spanish dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Title from container.
Release date: Dec. 7, 2010.
Jeff Bridges, Lauren Ambrose, Domhnall Gleeson, Elizabeth Marvel, Welker White, Jan Leslie Harding, Dierdre O'Connell, Lois Smith.
Director of photography, Frederick Elmes ; editors, Leo Trombetta, Michael Taylor ; music by Joseph Vitarelli.
Based on the book by Jon Katz.
Originally broadcast on television on HBO in 2009.
Canadian home video rating: PG.
Jon Katz is a writer at a mid-life crossroads who decides to adopt and train a high-strung border collie named Devon, only to discover it's he himself who has the real lessons to learn. Based on a true story.
Special features: behind-the-scenes featurette.