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Jacob, Mimmi and the Talking Dog

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Jacob, Mimmi and the Talking Dog

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Country:
Latvia, Poland
Details:
2018 | 70 minutes | Animation
Language:
Latvian
Director:
Edmunds Jansons
Synopsis:
Will an imaginative boy, his know-it-all girl cousin and a pack of talking dogs save their romantic neighbourhood from unwelcome change? Jacob lives in the city and dreams of becoming an architect like his busy dad. He spends a lot of time drawing buildings and daydreaming while his father is at work. One day dad needs to go away on business for longer than usual and Jacob has to spend a whole week with his bossy cousin Mimmi and her ex-pirate father Eagle in Riga’s historical suburb called Maskachka. As soon as Jacob arrives it turns out that the local park is about to be transformed into new skyscrapers by a greedy businessman. Jacob and Mimmi decide to stop the development. It turns out that they can only do it with the help of a pack of local dogs that… can talk!
Awards:
  • Sundance 2020 World Cinema Documentary Competition – Special Jury Award to Cinematography
  • Sarajevo 2020 Documentary Competition – Human Rights Award
Director:
Edmunds Jansons
Synopsis:
Will an imaginative boy, his know-it-all girl cousin and a pack of talking dogs save their romantic neighbourhood from unwelcome change? Jacob lives in the city and dreams of becoming an architect like his busy dad. He spends a lot of time drawing buildings and daydreaming while his father is at work. One day dad needs to go away on business for longer than usual and Jacob has to spend a whole week with his bossy cousin Mimmi and her ex-pirate father Eagle in Riga’s historical suburb called Maskachka. As soon as Jacob arrives it turns out that the local park is about to be transformed into new skyscrapers by a greedy businessman. Jacob and Mimmi decide to stop the development. It turns out that they can only do it with the help of a pack of local dogs that… can talk!
Awards:
  • Sundance 2020 World Cinema Documentary Competition – Special Jury Award to Cinematography
  • Sarajevo 2020 Documentary Competition – Human Rights Award