An actor from yesteryear is looking for somebody to walk his beloved dog Mitzy. But when one clearly unsuitable candidate applies for the post, the dog chooses him and unlocks his inner animal.
Jacob, once famous but now retired seventy-year-old actor, is looking for a dog-walker for his adorable little black schnauzer, Mitzy, that he obsessively loves more than anything else in the world. Out of all the candidates Mitzy picks Daniel, seemingly the least suitable for the job, a young loser immersed in virtual games. Jacob teaches him ‘the ancient art’ of dog walking; the lessons are a funny, absurd mixture of memory, history, and fantasy…. Manhattan Odyssey is an unusual ‘love story’ between two men, a woman and a dog, if it is love story at all.
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