PG | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Based on the legendary true story of the Red Dog who united a disparate local community while roaming the Australian outback in search of his long lost master.
There have been at least three major books written about Red Dog, the third of those, by British author Louis de Bernières, was the primary basis for this film.
The world is a funny place, no? Sometimes you pick your dog. Sometimes your dog picks you.
Most of the Caterpillar equipment being worked on, parked, or operated, including the mining truck, motor grader, wheel and track loaders, are all newer models that were not in production during the time setting of the movie. While the 777 series mining truck was first introduced in 1974, those pictured are newer and the "Cat" logo and model numbers on the machines are all later production as well.
The Red Dog film has been inspired by events, which may or may not have happened, but have become Pilbara Outback folklore. All the human characters in this film are invented, fictitious and imaginary.