Dogs in Space
Dogs in Space (1987)

A dramatic story about a houseful of youth with no apparent purpose in life, this film features pounding rock music and attitude problems galore. The main setting is a rundown dwelling in an impoverished district near Melbourne, Australia,… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: January 1, 1987
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Time Out

A funny, elegiac, uplifting, and deliciously different movie.

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Thomas Caldwell
Cinema Autopsy

Energetic, youthful, frequently hilarious and ultimately so sad, Dogs in Space is an Australian counter-culture classic.

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Tim Groves
Senses of Cinema

This loose, even shallow, structure is a deliberate strategy.

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Caryn James
New York Times

The background is energetic; too bad the foreground is just as chaotic.

Jennie Kermode
Eye for Film

Few films connect with the punk experience like Dogs In Space, a slice of life in Seventies Melbourne that brings together all the major concerns of its era.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Richard Lowenstein seems as bored with the proceedings as most spectators are likely to be.

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Clint Morris
Film Threat

An inspired, unremittingly entertaining musical....a bit of timeless pop for your player

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Flixster Audience Score: 84% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Somehow managed to never see this before, thought it was time I checked it out. Story (and I use that word lightly) is about a group of young people living in… More