Shooting Dogs

Shooting Dogs Synopsis

April 6th 1994: a bloody genocide in central Africa gets underway.

In just one hundred spring days, a million Rwandan Tutsis were massacred by their fellow Hutu countrymen and a small African country was turned into a charnel house. The barbarity was beyond imagination. But not beyond prevention. The UN was there, watching. Watching but not acting.

And at the heart of it all a British priest and his young acolyte were forced to confront the depths of their faith, the limits of their courage and, ultimately, to make a choice. To remain with their people or to run away.



John Hurt, Hugh Dancy, Dominique Horwitz, Claire-Hope Ashitey


Michael Caton-Jones


David Belton, Pippa Cross, Jens Meurer


David Wolstencroft

Executive Producers:

David M Thompson, Paul Trijbits, Ruth Caleb, Karsten Stoeter, Richard Alwyn



Running time:

115 mins 22 secs

Release Dates


31 March 2006

In cinemas

31 March 2006

Out on DVD

31 July 2006

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