Writer/Director: Heddy Honigmann
Documentary, G, 86 min., Language: Dutch with English subtitles (Netherlands)
Virtual ticket for BUDDY is $9.99 CDN. It is for a 5-day rental.
“A genuinely fresh take on “dog films” that, thanks to both the doc’s dutiful furry stars and their grateful human co-stars, amounts to solid entertainment for all ages and screens.” – Doris Toumarkine, FilmDINGHY.com
“Buddy” doesn’t need to be as delicate and intelligent as it is to work, but its thoughtful, unsentimental gaze makes an already guaranteed awww-fest into something more substantially affecting.” – Guy Lodge, VARIETY
“A tender tribute to tail-wagging treasures.” – Neil Young, HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
Heddy Honigmann explores the story of six extraordinary dogs that are indispensable for their owners. Specially trained to assist them in lives that aren’t always easy, the incredible skills of the dogs make them as independent as possible.
Nominee, IDAF Audience Award, Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival, 2018
Winner, Crystal Film Award, Golden and Platin Film, Netherlands, 2019