A Dog's Life

Released October 6th 2015

A film by Hélène Choquette

Produced by Anne-Marie Gélinas

A Dog’s Life addresses the theme of homelessness through the emotional bond that exists between homeless people and their dogs. At a street corner, in a squat or a rooming house, the film shows how homeless people struggle to find stability with the help of their faithful companion. Without judgment, the film explores the advantages and disadvantages of having a dog when you have no roof over your head. Shot in Montreal and Toronto, the film portrays a universal reality for thousands of men and women facing homelessness in major American cities.

CANADA | 2015 | DOCUMENTARY | 67 MINUTES | HD

FRENCH WITH ENGLISH AND FRENCH SUBTITLES

The strength of A Dog’s Life is Choquette’s focus on the element of companionship that many people enjoy in their cozy domesticity
— Pat Mullen, POV Magazine