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Underdog (DVD)

Directed by : Tommy Hyde
Available Date : 04/02/2024
Release Year : 2023
Running Time : 82
UPC : 720229918336
Country : U.S.
Language: English
Genre : Documentary
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MSRP: $19.95
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Available: Apr 2nd 2024. Pre-orders are generally sent several days in advance of street date. Order may not be split.
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Doug Butler is a hardscrabble Vermont dairy farmer with an offbeat passion – dog mushing. A local folk hero, Doug’s ease with cows, dogs and people is a joy to behold. And when he trains his team of mutts on the family farm with a dream to compete at the world championships in Alaska, his teenage exuberance seems to erase the tired lines on his sixty-five year old face.

Meticulously captured over the course of a decade, Underdog paints an intimate vérité portrait of Doug Butler as he puts a curiously optimistic twist on the family farm tragedies that have so marked American rural life. The resonance of Doug’s journey extends to all who have faced down loneliness, isolation and the struggle to make sense of forces beyond control.

Publish Date : 2024-03-05
  • Tommy Hyde - Director
  • Doug Butler - Himself
  • Casey Butler - Himself
  • JoAnn Butler - Herself
  • Colton Butler - Himself

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