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Footrot Flats: The Dog's Tail/Tale

1h 11m Animation, Comedy 1987

This is The Dog’s Tale: his first encounter with the sexy Jess; his loyal devotion to Wal Footrot whome he saves from a fate worse then death; his adventures with Horse the cat with the barracuda jaw and fishook claws; his brilliant cowardice and mighty nose pitted against the dastardly schemes of the villainous Murphys their hell hounds and the Croco Pigs. Will Wal become an All Black? Will Cooch recover his stolen Stag? Will the Dog win you hearts and funnybones? It’s all here in the Dog’s Tail Tale the full length animated feature film of Australia and New Zealand’s most popular cartoon strip.

Director

Murray Ball

Screenwriter

Murray Ball

Screenwriter

Tom Scott

Producer

Murray Ball

Producer

John Barnett

Producer

Pat Cox

Language

English

Country

New Zealand

Bonus Content

The Making of Footrot Flats

25m

Go behind the scenes with Footrot Flat’s creator Murray Ball, cast member John Clarke, co-writer Tom Scott and others as they detail the process that went into making the film.

Music Video: Dave Dobbyn with Herbs - Slice of Heaven

4m

Music video for the song “Slice of Heaven” by Dave Dobbyn with Herbs featured in the film.

Music Video: Dave Dobbyn - You Oughta Be In Love

3m

Music video for the song “You Oughta Be In Love” by Dave Dobbyn featured in the film,

Interview with Dave Dobbyn

13m

An interview with musician Dave Dobbyn about his work on the film.

Still Gallery: Character Drawings and Animation Backgrounds

10m

A motion gallery of still images featuring various character drawings and designs as well as animation backgrounds.

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