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R| 1 hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
Bobby (Christian Bale) is a mentally handicapped young man with an affinity for animals. He runs away from home after his stepfather (Daniel Benzali) kills all his pets. While on the road, he meets a peculiar old man who calls himself Mr. Summers (John Hurt), who buries the dead animals he finds on the side of the road. The two outcasts form a bond over their love of animals, but Bobby knows that eventually he'll have to return home and confront his stepfather.

Cast: John Hurt , Christian Bale , Daniel Benzali , James Faulkner , Amanda Boyle , Amy Robbins , John Higgins , Sevilla Delofski

Director: Jeremy Thomas

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Lionsgate Films

All The Little Animals (1998)

Release Date: September 9th, 1998|1 hr. 52 min.

critic reviews (10)
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  • 50
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Hurt is slumming in an unchallenging role. show more

  • 23
    Michael Atkinson Mr. Showbiz

    Hamilton's quasi-Luddite tale doesn't make a coherent movie under the best of circumstances, and these were, apparently, something substantially less than that. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Falls so far outside our ordinary story expectations it may frustrate some viewers. show more

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