Cast: Tandi Wright, Vince Martin, Dai Henwood
Directed By: Tony Simpson
Country: New Zealand
Run Time: 87 mins
Synopsis: When 12-year-old Ben sets out to win the local soapbox derby in the memory of his father, he learns what matters in life and how to heal a broken family when he is forced to battle cheating opponents, dodgy loan sharks and a mother who has banned him from the race.
From the producer of Academy Award-nominated WHALE RIDER, DERBY DOGS is a feel-good family film in the vein of CARS and HERBIE!
Schlingel Film Festival Germany 2012
Zlín International Film Festival for Children and Youth