WHO’S IN IT?
Luke Evans (High-Rise), Nick Frost (The World’s End), Gemma Arterton (The Escape), Bill Nighy (Love Actually)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Ben Smith (film debut), director, writer, producer; Jan Rogowski (film debut), producer; Heather Fenoughty (Curio), composer; editor TBA
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In 1969, loyal dog Buddy (Frost) is sent up into space by his scientist owner, where an accident gives him superpowers. However, when he lands back on Earth, he realises that fifty years have passed, and the world has turned against pets. Eager to be reunited with his owner, Buddy enlists the unlikely help of genius millionaire cat Felix (Evans), and together they become the heroes that the world desperately needs…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
This is the perfect cinema treat for the kids before the likes of Jumanji and Star Wars come to dominate, with a madcap plot that’s filled with colourful characters and even a few A-list voiceovers.