MY DOG STUPID / Mon chien stupide (France & Belgium)
MY DOG STUPID is based on the short story of the same name written by novelist John Fante published in 1985 and translated into French in 1987..
The film is a bitter sweet comedy about a middle-age couple, whose already poor marital bliss is being challenged by the sudden arrival of a impolite, smelly, huge mastiff in their family. He decides to adopt him, starting an unexpected friendship that inevitably upsets Henri’s family and neighbors. The bittersweet and moving comedy about love standing the test of time stars iconic real-life couple Charlotte Gainsbourg and Yvan Attal.
Running Time: 99 min
Director: Yvan Attal
Language: French with English subtitles
Distributor: Distrib Films U.S.
A well-played and melancholic remarriage dramedy – HOLLYWOOD REPORTER