The Plague Dogs

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In this animation, Snitter (John Hurt) and Rowf (Christopher Benjamin) are two dogs trapped in a lab where they are repeatedly abused for testing purposes. One day, they accidentally find a way to unlock their cages and escape. In the wild, they must struggle to survive with the help of their guide, the Tod (James Bolam), a fox. Despite their hopes for a better life, they are discouraged by the increasing lack of food and vicious rumors the government is spreading that they carry the plague.

Release details

Rated: PG-13
Duration: 0 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Martin Rosen
Screenwriter: Martin Rosen
Cast: John Hurt
Christopher Benjamin
James Bolam
Nigel Hawthorne
Warren Mitchell
Bernard Hepton