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A Boy and His Dog
Directed by L. Q. Jones • 1975 • United States
Starring Don Johnson, Susanne Benton, Jason Robards
World War IV has ravaged the Earth, and its survivors must battle for food, shelter, and companionship in a postatomic wasteland. This classic sci-fi tale follows the exploits of a young man, Vic (Don Johnson), and his telepathic dog, Blood, as they struggle through the barren wilderness. In the midst of their meager existence, foraging for scraps of food and battling ruthless gangs, Vic and Blood encounter a young woman who lures them into a surreal city deep beneath the earth’s surface. Based on the award-winning novella by acclaimed science-fiction author Harlan Ellison, A BOY AND HIS DOG is a dark, twisted, and offbeat trip through a postapocalyptic reality in the not-too-distant future.