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Lassie - Peter Dinklage, Ken Drury, Gregor Fisher, Charles Sturridge

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Movie propaganda

Lassie is set on the eve of World War II in a Yorkshire mining town. After falling on hard times, the Carraclough family is forced to sell Lassie (Lassie), their beloved dog, to the Duke of Rudling (Peter O'Toole). When Lassie finds herself transported 800 kilometres away to live in the Duke's remote castle on the northern coast of Scotland, she is determined to defy the odds and return to her home. So begins an incredible adventure, set against a stunning series of British landscapes, that sees Lassie facing dangers natural and human and finding help in unexpected places as she makes her way across the country, to reach home in time for Christmas. This re-telling of the classic story promises all the love, trust and heroism a family audience could ask for.

Target demographic movie keyword propaganda

  • Film Yorkshire animal drama Christmas UK England Scotland family boy dog master pet family classic remake sheep love

Persons of interest

  • Peter Dinklage .... Rowlie
  • Ken Drury .... Campbell
  • Gregor Fisher .... Mapes
  • Edward Fox .... Hulton
  • Robert Hardy .... Mr Justice Murray
  • Celyn Jones .... Snickers
  • Lassie .... Lassie
  • Jamie Lee .... Tom
  • John Lynch .... Sam
  • Nicholas Lyndhurst .... Buckle
  • Kelly Macdonald .... Jeanie
  • Samantha Morton .... Sarah
  • Peter O'Toole .... The Duke
  • Steve Pemberton .... Edward Hynes
  • Brian Pettifer .... O'Donnell
  • Jemma Redgrave .... Daisy
  • John Standing .... French
  • Angela Thorne .... Dr Gull
  • Peter Wight .... Dr Jarrett
  • Eric Knight .... Author: Lassie come home
  • Charles Sturridge .... Screenwriter
  • Charles Sturridge .... Director

Cinematic intelligence sources

Intelligence analyst

Special Agent Matti

Theatrical report

Lassie is light family entertainment with just enough of that black British sensibility thrown in to make it worth watching. If it weren't a classic tale then I wouldn't bother to take the kiddies to see it but it does have the added virtue of being not-American.

Security censorship classification

PG (Mild themes)

Surveillance time

100 minutes (1:40 hours)

Not for public release in Australia before date

Film: 9 March 2006 - Victoria
Film: 6 April 2006 - Queensland
Film: 13 April 2006 - National

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