Posted Tue May 14, 2013 at 01:00 PM PDT by Tom Landy
The animated feature hailed by numerous sources as one of the Top 10 films of the year is planned for Blu-ray this May.
In an early announcement to retailers, New Yorker Films will be releasing 'My Dog Tulip' on Blu-ray on May 28.
Wondrously animated and featuring the voices of Christopher Plummer, the late Lynn Redgrave and Isabella Rossellini, 'My Dog Tulip' is a bittersweet retrospective account of author J. R. Ackerley's 16-year relationship with his beautiful yet intolerable German shepherd. To Ackerley's surprise, Tulip turned out to be the love of his life, the "ideal friend" he had been searching for in vain for so many years.
A profound and subtle meditation on the strangeness that lies at the heart of all relationships, 'My Dog Tulip' was written, directed and animated by award-winning filmmakers Paul and Sandra Fierlinger and is the first animated feature ever to be entirely hand-drawn and painted utlizing paperless computer technology.
The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements include: Making Tulip, a featurette about the production; Ebert Presents At The Movies: "Roger's Office" clip featuring Werner Herzog; Friday Arts (WHYY): "Animating My Dog Tulip and more..."; Theatrical trailer; Film notes; MUTTS: Shelter Stories; Sneak peek at the filmmakers' latest project, Slocum at Sea with Himself.
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $35.99.
You can find the latest specs for 'My Dog Tulip' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under May 28.
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