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Flanders no Inu (Movie)


Alternative Titles

English: The Dog of Flanders
Japanese: フランダースの犬 (1997)

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 15, 1997
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Nippon Animation
Source: Novel
Genres: Drama, Historical
Duration: 1 hr. 42 min.
Rating: G - All Ages

Statistics

Score: 8.061 (scored by 2,389 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #4582
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3214
Members: 8,447
Favorites: 34
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Synopsis

Set in 19th-century Belgium, this classic tale, based on the Flemish novel by Oui'da, celebrates the affectionate bond between an innocent boy and his faithful dog. The stunning animation, a masterful combination of traditional and computer-aided animation, captures the natural splendor of the Flanders countryside and recreates the spirit of this classic story that has captivated audiences world wide for more than 130 years. In fact, the popularity of The Dog Of Flanders led the local Belgian government of Flanders to dedicate a statue to Nello and Patrash in 1985, immortalizing their devotion to each other.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Daas, Nello
Daas, Nello
Main
Tsumura, Makoto
Japanese
Tsumura, Makoto
Patrasche
Patrasche
Main
 
Cogez, Alois
Cogez, Alois
Supporting
Tange, Sakura
Japanese
Tange, Sakura

Staff

Kuroda, Yoshio
Kuroda, Yoshio
Director
Fujino, Sadayoshi
Fujino, Sadayoshi
Sound Director
Tanabe, Osamu
Tanabe, Osamu
Storyboard, Layout
Kanada, Yoshinori
Kanada, Yoshinori
Key Animation


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"When I Cry" by Dianne Reeves




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Archaeon
Sep 21, 2009
There are many anime that have the ability to bring one to tears, for any number of reasons. Barefoot Gen, Grave of the Fireflies, Clannad: After Story, Air, Ushiro no Shoumen Daare, etc, etc, etc, are but some of the titles that have tried to make the audience sympathise with their tales, some with more success than others.

Where Flanders no Inu (or, to give it it's correct moniker, A Dog of Flanders), differs from those stories though, is that it's all been done before...

For those of you who don't know, the story known as "A Dog of Flanders" was originally written by Ouida (the pen read more
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danikinz
Feb 3, 2009
Do not let the above synopsis fool you, while the relationship between dog and boy certainly is affectionate PLEASE do not watch this film expecting a light-hearted, heart-warming, Homeward Bound-esque story because this film is certainly far from it. ;-;

Flanders no Inu (Dog of Flanders) is based on the book by Marie Louise de la Ramée, it has been widely read and also adapted into several films and anime (MAL actually lists two series). This film is pretty much a compacted version of said series.

STORY
I found the story very... honest. It addresses poverty issues that occurred back in those days and it really doesn't beat read more
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Firechick12012
Jul 16, 2010
My rating for this is a whopping 95/100

I've watched many movies throughout my child. Namely the Pokemon movies, some Disney movies (namely Aladdin), and others. But none of them have really made a huge impact on me because of the limited time they have to get made. Characters aren't always developed, plots are too narrow, and some just turn out plain terrible...that is, until I stumbled upon THIS. I read about it on a blog and I thought "This looks interesting. Maybe I'll watch it." And right when I did...I WAS BAWLING LIKE A BABY AT THE END!!! I FOUND MY NUMBER ONE MOVIE EVER!!! read more
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jaredross
Oct 10, 2012
Story: This movie will bring you too tears, if not than you have no heart.
This is a story about a boy and his dog and the wonderful relationship they have together. It is the most emotional film i have ever watched

Art: Since this film was released in 1997 the art in this movie is amazing. The colors and animation is just perfect throughout the whole movie. It really casts the mood.

Sound: probably the best part of the movie the music was very well chosen and fits perfectly with every scene. There is not one song that was out of place, or not well chosen. Some read more
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