Project Description

 Dusty finds an unlikely friend in Slapper the dog  

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Dusty & Me.

When Derek, known to his friends as Dusty, comes home for the summer his family can’t quite deal with his academic success. While his brother is the local hero, playing for Leeds United, Dusty is the wierdo who’ll be the first person in the family to go to University. But Dusty finds friendship with a very special dog, Slapper, a greyhound who won’t race…

This endearing film for all ages takes us into the world of greyhound racing through the eyes of a young man on the brink of the adult world, but it’s also about class and ambition, first love and true love and above all, about family. Based on real events this delightful comedy brings a host of eccentric and authentic characters into a heartfelt story that will ring true for everyone.

Genre: Family Comedy
Festival: Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Carmel Int. Film Festival, Wine Country Film Festival, Marina Del Ray Film Festival
Status: Complete
Director: Betsan Morris-Evans
Cast: Luke Newberry, Genevieve Gaunt, Iain Glen, Ian Hart, Lesley Sharp