A Dog’s Purpose – Watch trailer for this great family flick – hits British cinemas May 5
This is how it goes
A devoted dog (Josh Gad) discovers the meaning of its own existence through the lives of the humans it teaches to laugh and love. Reincarnated as multiple canines over the course of five decades, the lovable pooch develops an unbreakable bond with a kindred spirit named Ethan (Bryce Gheisar). As the boy grows older and comes to a crossroad, the dog once again comes back into his life to remind him of his true self.
Director: Lasse Hallström
Writers: W Bruce Cameron (screenplay), Cathryn Michon (screenplay)
Stars: Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid as Ethan, Peggy Lipton, Britt Robertson, Juliet Rylance
Newsbites: Director Lasse Hallstrom specialises in emotional, feel-good fare that can make audiences cry, and this tearjerking drama is no exception. Common Sense Media
You don’t need an animal-rights group’s boycott to give you permission to avoid A Dog’s Purpose. You can skip it just because it’s clumsily manipulative dreck. The NYTimes
The author of the book, Bruce Cameron, is already moving on from this film. He is about to publish his next novel “A Dog’s Way Home”. It is also written from a dog’s point of view. His passion is all about dogs. Bruce believes he can tell the best dog story
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