W. Bruce Cameron
A Dog's Way Home
A Dog's Way Home is a 2019 American family adventure film directed by Charles Martin Smith from a screenplay by W. Bruce Cameron and Cathryn Michon, based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Cameron.
As a puppy, Bella finds her way into the arms of Lucas, a young man who gives her a good home. When Bella becomes separated from Lucas, she soon finds herself on an epic 400-mile journey to reunite with her beloved owner. Along the way, the lost but spirited dog touches the lives of an orphaned mountain lion, a down-on-his-luck veteran and some friendly strangers who happen to cross her path.
A Dog’s Way Home is a beautifully told, charming tale that explores the unbreakable bond between us and those we love. This is a fantastic and exhilarating journey of the heart that brilliantly speaks to the incredible power of love and resilience of spirit that tie us together--making it a perfect gift for everyone who's ever loved a dog.
Directed by Charles Martin Smith
Produced by Gavin Polone
Screenplay by W. Bruce Cameron and Cathryn Michon
Based on A Dog's Way Home by W. Bruce Cameron
Ashley Judd, Jonah Hauer-King, Edward James Olmos, Alexandra Shipp, Wes Studi and Bryce Dallas Howard
Music by Mychael Danna
Cinematography Peter Menzies Jr.
Edited by Debra Neil-Fisher, David S. Clark and Sabrina Plisco
Production companies: Columbia Pictures, Bona Film Group and Pariah
Distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing
Released January 11, 2019 (United States)
Running time 96 minutes