WHO’S IN IT?
Logan Lerman (Fury), Helena Bonham Carter (The King’s Speech), Gérard Depardieu (Cyrano de Bergerac), Jim Pharr (film debut), Jordan Beck (film debut), Jason Ezzell (film debut), Nicholas Rulon (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Richard Lanni (The Americans in the Bulge), director, writer; Mike Stokey (film debut), writer; Emily Cantrill (film debut) and Laurent Rodon (The Magic Roundabout), producers; Patrick Doyle (Thor), composer; Mark Solomon (Chicken Run), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
During the First World War, a stray dog wanders into a US Army training grounds, and is soon befriended by young recruit Robert Conroy (Lerman), who names the dog Stubby. It’s not long before both Conroy and Stubby are transported to the trenches and battlefields, where the dog and his human companions embark on a courageous mission behind enemy lines…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
This may seem like any other standard animated kid’s movie about a dog, but this one is based on a real-life canine who to this day remains the most highly-decorated dog in American military history.