Gone to the Dogs (2006 film)

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Gone to the Dogs
Directed by Philip Barnard
Written by Philip Barnard
Release date
  • 30 January 2006 (2006-01-30)
Country United Kingdom

Gone to the Dogs is a 2006 film by director Philip Barnard. It has been described as the shaggiest dog story ever told.[1] The film stars British actors Dora Bryan and Antony Booth, the father-in-law of Tony Blair. Appearing alongside the human cast are 15 dogs trained by former Boomtown Rats guitarist Gerry Cott.

The plot revolves around Jack (Booth) who dies and returns as a dog which is adopted by his widowed wife Rose (Bryan).

The Gone to the Dogs website was nominated for the BAFTA Interactive, Film award in 2005.[2] It includes a game "powered by CATS (Canine Algorithmic Transfer System™)"[3] which, extending a theme of the film, can suggest a breed of dog corresponding to the user's personality.[4]


  1. ^ "Premiere of Gone to the Dogs". Film London. 29 January 2006. Archived from the original on 16 December 2010. Retrieved 15 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Interactive | Film in 2005". BAFTA Awards. Retrieved 15 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "What dog are you?". Ralphs Productions. Retrieved 15 June 2013. Select "Game", then "About". Site requires JavaScript, game requires Flash. 
  4. ^ Goodman, Elizabeth (31 October 2006). "What Kind of Dog Is Bob Dylan?". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 10 May 2007. Retrieved 15 June 2013. 

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