Rennschwein Rudi Rüssel (1996)

Genres - Children's/Family, Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Animal Picture  |   Run Time - 101 min.  |   Countries - Germany  |  
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An adorable racing pig helps bring a dysfunctional family together in this touching German family film. The family troubles began when father, Dr. Heinrich Guetzkow, an Egyptologist, lost his job. With nothing to do but hang around the house, Guetzkow, gets on everyone's nerves and his children have begun to lose respect for him. At the local fair, the kids win a piglet and demand to keep it. Rudy proves to filled with mischief and gets the family booted out of their apartment. This creates more family turmoil that culminates in the mother leaving home for a while. It is the final race and then another race to save Rudy from the sausage factory that finally reunites the family.



racer, dysfunctional, pets, pig, sports