Down Dog (2014)

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Playboy Frank Clayton neglects the fragile strands of his relationship with his family - until he's convinced that he has just a year to live. Frank Clayton works for a sex toy company, has a sex addiction and sees his teenage son every other weekend. With the best intentions in her heart, his ex-wife persuades their family doctor to convince Frank that he is dying to see if he can - or will - sort his life out.

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Though the comedy is surrealist in parts, and exaggerated in others, this remains an intimate study of one man getting all of his affairs in order.

Feb 18, 2015 | Rating: 2/5

The laddish humour undercuts director Andres Dussan's stated attempt to "use mainstream comedy to raise awareness of this sad reality" of fatherless families.

Feb 15, 2015 | Rating: 2/5

One or two of the more serious father/son scenes pass muster, but emotional truths are few and far between.

Feb 12, 2015 | Rating: 2/5

Ultimately, the premise is absurd and repellent, and Durr's gurning performance doesn't help.

Feb 12, 2015 | Rating: 2/5

For what's clearly trying to be a bad-mannered sex comedy, there's nothing particularly rude or funny here

Feb 12, 2015 | Rating: 1.5/5

There's almost nothing cinematic about Down Dog, which might've felt more at home in a television slot.

Feb 9, 2015 | Rating: 2/5

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