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White Dog

Spine #455



Release:
Dec 2, 2008
$29.95

Number of Discs: 1

Specs
  • 1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono
  • English subtitles

White Dog

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Directed By: Samuel Fuller
Starring: Kristy McNichol, Paul Winfield, Burl Ives, Jameson Parker, Dick Miller
Licensor: Paramount Home Entertainment

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Samuel Fuller's throat-grabbing exposé on American racism was misunderstood and withheld from release when it was made in the early eighties; today, the notorious film is lauded for its daring metaphor and gripping pulp filmmaking. Kristy McNichol stars as a young actress who adopts a lost German shepherd, only to discover through a series of horrifying incidents that the dog has been trained to attack black people, and Paul Winfield plays the animal trainer who tries to cure him. A snarling, uncompromising vision, White Dog is a tragic portrait of the evil done by that most corruptible of animals: the human being.

Supplements
  • New video interviews with producer Davison, co-writer Curtis Hanson, and Sam Fuller's widow, Christa Lang-Fuller
  • An interview with dog trainer Karl Lewis-Miller
  • Rare photos from the film's production
  • PLUS: A booklet featuring new essays by critics J. Hoberman and Armond White, plus a rare 1982 interview in which Fuller interviews the canine star of the film

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