09 20 Oct '24

Yoshio Kuroda

The Dog of Flanders

93' - 1998 - Drama, Family - Dialogue: Japanese
Director: Yoshio Kuroda Composer: Taro Iwashiro With: Robert Loggia, Brady Bluhm, Debi Derryberry, Ryan O'Donahue, Lara Cody
Poor but happy, young Nello and his grandfather live alone, delivering milk as a livelihood, in the outskirts of Antwerp. They discover a beaten dog (a Bouvier, a large sturdy dog native to Flanders) and adopt it and nurse it back to health, naming it Patrasche, the middle name of Nello's mother Mary, who died when Nello was very young. Like his mother, he delights in drawing; his friend Aloise is his model and greatest fan and supporter.
The stunning animation, a masterful combination of traditional and computer aided animation, captures the natural splendour of the Flanders countryside and recreates the spirit of this classic story that has captivated audiences world wide for more than 130 years.

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Credits

Director

Yoshio Kuroda

Composer

Taro Iwashiro

With

Robert Loggia, Brady Bluhm, Debi Derryberry, Ryan O'Donahue, Lara Cody

Scenario

Miho Maruo

More information

Dialogue

Japanese

Countries of production

Japan

Screenplay based on

The Dog of Flanders (Oui'da)

Year

1998

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