The story of a man who rescues a German shepherd and how the two become fast friends. Based on the novel by J.R. Ackerley.
My Dog Tulip -- The story of a man who rescues a German shepherd and how the two become fast friends. Based on the novel by J.R. Ackerley.
Ackerley discusses taking Tulip out to the restroom.
My Dog Tulip is a bittersweet retrospective account of the fourteen-year relationship between a female German Shephard and author J.R Ackerley. In vivid and sometimes startling detail, the film shows Tulip s often erratic behavior, canine tastes, and Ackerley s determined efforts to ensure an existence of perfect happiness for Tulip.
My Dog Tulip was originally published in England in 1956. It is now published in this country by the New York Review of Books in their Classics Series and is the series best selling book.
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Academy Award nominee Christopher Plummer lends his voice to Ackerley, a middle-aged writer whose life is changed forever when he adopts a German shepherd. Also featuring Isabella Rossellini and the late Lynn Redgrave (in her final role).
A bittersweet retrospective account of author J. R. Ackerley's 16-year relationship with his adopted dog, Tulip. The distinguished British man of letters, Ackerley hardly thought of himself as a dog lover when he adopted Tulip. To his surprise, she turned out to be the love of his life, and in vivid and sometimes startling detail, he reveals Tulip's sassy behavior and Ackerley's own efforts to ensure perfect happiness for her. A profound and subtle mediation on the strangeness that lies at the heart of all relationships, My Dog Tulip was written, directed and animated by award-winning filmmakers Paul and Sandra Fierlinger and is the first animated feature ever to be entirely hand drawn and painted utilizing paperless computer technology.
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