MY DOG SKIP (2000 USA)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.8|5.0 Stars ììì

My Dog Skip—classic, low budget film—shows the early talents of Frankie Muniz as well as the established talents of Kevin Bacon, Luke Wilson and Diane Lane. Set in World War II Mississippi, a wise mother, Ellen Morris (Diane Lane), acts against advice and presents her nine-year-old son, Willie Morris (Frankie Muniz), with a brand new puppy to offset the loss of an older friend, Dink Jenkins (Luke Wilson) who goes to war. Willie Morris discovers four legs can be better than two when it comes to establishing long-term friendships. Despite its B-grade presentation, the story is heartfelt, enchanting, and well played by all actors.


Additional Thanks

Really Good Work for Director Jay Russell. Thank you to Executive Producers Marty P. Ewing and Jay Russell for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Jack Morris (Kevin Bacon), Big Boy Wilkinson (Bradley Coryell), Henjie Henick (Daylan Honeycutt), Spit McGee (Cody Linley), Rivers Applewhite (Caitlin Wachs), Junior Smalls (Peter Crombie), and Millard (Clint Howard).



Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes.
Ben Meyers

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