WHO’S IN IT?
Luke Newberry (Quartet), Genevieve Gaunt (The Face of an Angel), Ben Batt (Despite The Falling Snow), Christian Foster (Powder), Billy Geraghty (Wilt), Iain Glen (My Cousin Rachel), John Gully (Me and My Bud), Ian Hart (God’s Own Country), Beth Hunter (Grace), Tom Prior (Kingsman: The Secret Service), Adam Pursey (film debut), Lee Ross (Centurion), Lesley Sharp (The Full Monty), Nicola Stapleton (Lava)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Betsan Morris Evans (Dad Savage), director; Rob Isted (film debut), writer; Barry Filby (Witness to a Kill) and Alan Latham (I Could Never Be Your Woman), producers; Katie Swain (Blood), cinematographer; Sacha Szwarc (film debut), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In Leeds 1977, Derek (Newberry) – better known as Dusty – is an 18-year-old who has just returned to his working class home after finishing his studies at Oxbridge. Eager to escape the confounds of his awkward family who he can’t relate to, he soon befriends a Greyhound named Slapper who proves to be a fast dog on the racetrack, but when Slapper is targeted by thieves he must stop them from taking the one thing he has to live for at home…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Dusty & Me is a good old-fashioned boy-and-his-dog story, told with an unmistakable Northern attitude that compliments the family-friendly hijinks and escapades said dog gets up to.