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  • 2016
  • US
  • 15
  • Directed by: Todd Solondz
  • Cast: Keaton Nigel Cooke, Danny De Vito, Ellen Burstyn
  • UK release: 12 August 2016

Portmanteau film following a dachshund passed from owner to owner, including a cantankerous octogenarian (Burstyn) and perennial loser Dawn Wiener (Gerwig) from Solondz's own Welcome to the Dollhouse. Not for dog lovers, but Solondz fans will find that their man is back on form with a cruel and bitterly funny travelogue.

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Performance times

Lonsdale Cinema Penrith (0.0 miles)

Middlegate, Penrith, England, CA11 7PT
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Reading Film Theatre (0.0 miles)

Palmer Building, White Knights, Reading, England, RG6 2AH
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Thu 8 Dec

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8 Aug 20164 stars

Todd Solondz returns to form with this portmanteau comedy that has serious bite

Fans of Todd Solondz have arguably had to keep the faith through what can only be described as a lean patch. After his experimental and untidy fourth film Palindromes (2004), both Life During Wartime (the 2009 sequel to his 1998 film Happiness) and…

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