Footrot Flats: The Dog's Tale 1986 PG

1.30PM Sat 5 Feb 2022 (1hr 12mins)
GOMA | Cinema A | Free

SYNOPSIS

"The animated story of the Dog and his friends and enemies.

In Murray Ball's iconic cartoon strips - and now in the animated feature film - the day-to-day events of Footrot Flats are chronicled by an extremely intelligent dog with a great sense of his own worth. He is simply known as "Dog".

Meanwhile...the dastardly Murphys steal Cooch's prize stag...Dog, Jess and the heroic Horse do battle with the forces of evil - the hellhounds, Vernon and his Vermin and the dreaded crocopigs.

Will Wal become an All Black? Where is Cooch's stag? Will Horse prevail over Vernon and his Vermin. Will Jess be devoured by the dreaded crocopigs? What is Dog's real name? Will Wal find eternal happiness with Cheeky Hobson?" New Zealand Film Commission

CREDITS

35MM, HAND-PAINTED ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 71 MINUTES, NEW ZEALAND/AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR: MURRAY BALL / PRODUCERS: MURRAY BALL, JOHN BARNETT, PAT COX / SCRIPT: MURRAY BALL, TOM SCOTT / ANIMATION DIRECTOR: ROBBERT SMIT / EDITORS: MICHAEL HORTON, DENIS JONES / MUSIC: DAVE DOBBYN / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: ENDEAVOUR VENTURES / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP