Dean Spanley Poster

Release Date: 2008

DVD Release Date: February 1st, 2011

PG|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
After attending a talk on reincarnation by a visiting swami (Art Malik), sickly Horatio Fisk (Peter O'Toole), who is still grieving over the death of his eldest son, and his youngest son, Henslowe (Jeremy Northam), meet the charismatic Dean Spanley (Sam Neill) and the businessman Wrather (Bryan Brown). Horatio and Dean become fast friends and meet up frequently for dinner. Dean, though, is no ordinary guest. He claims to be the reincarnation of a dog, which only intrigues Horatio more.

Cast: Jeremy Northam, Sam Neill, Bryan Brown, Peter O'Toole, Judy Parfitt, Art Malik

Director: Toa Fraser

Genres: Comedy drama

Keywords: Love, Transformation, Witty, England, Quest, Death, Charming, Father, Son, Offbeat, Moving