The Plague Dogs

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The Plague Dogs is an animated movie that follows the story of two dogs who have escaped from an animal research facility in North West England.  Snitter, who has had some kind of brain surgery (voiced by John Hurt) and Rowf, who was almost drowned during an experiment at the beginning of the film, escape after a lab worker leaves Rowf’s cage door unlatched.  They make their way through the lab and out through the incinerator, just in the nick of time before almost being burnt alive.  They run out in the the countryside after first trying to find “a master” who will feed them.  After being scared away by either their uninformed perception or by real threat, they attempt to live off of the land as feral dogs, even though they’ve had their shelter and food provided to them via the lab from which they escaped.
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