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Dogpound Shuffle

  • Film
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Time Out says

In Vancouver, rasping Irish bum (Moody) loses his little old terrier Spot, and can't fork up the thirty dollars to get the mutt out of the dog-pound, but eventually raises the money in a rather enchanting way. Despite this gooey storyline, the movie has a good bit of guts, and the director/producer/writer shows a nice talent for wittily depicting life's seamier side: there's a brief moment in a rock-bottom café where Moody digs into a cesspit masquerading as a bowl of soup, and a hearty off-screen cougher turns out to be the cook; scenes in the dog-pound bristle with well-modulated violence and general unpleasantness. Moody's acting is agreeably restrained, as is the dog's.
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Release Details

  • Duration:97 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Jeffery Bloom
  • Screenwriter:Jeffery Bloom
  • Cast:
    • Ron Moody
    • David Soul
    • Pamela McMyler
    • Ray Stricklyn
    • Raymond Sutton
    • Robert Ruth
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