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Tibetan Dog (2011)
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Tibetan Dog (2011)
Original name: チベット犬物語 ~金色のドージェ~
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jiantan is a young boy who has to leave Xi'an after the death of his mother to go deep into the Tibetan prairies to start living with the father he barely remembers. His dad, LaGeBa, is a busy doctor who decided to depart from the city and reside in Tibet where he is the essential physician of the poor community he lives in. To help his father, Jiantan has to learn how to herd sheep. While trying to learn his new responsibility, he is saved by a stray gold-colored Tibetan Mastiff. Both Jiantan and the big dog help each other as they try to adjust to this new environment.
Style: atmospheric, touching, captivating, emotional, gloomy, serious, stylized
Plot: dog, adventure, friendship, friends, coming of age, family relations, parents and children, wilderness, rescue, love, danger, couples, youth, countryside
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tibet, asia

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Duration: 110 min.
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Leafie, a Hen Into the Wild (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: South Korea
Duration: 93 min.
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When Marnie Was There (2014)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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