Based on the 1987 Japanese film Hachiko Monogatari, as well as on a true story, Hachi: A Dog's Tale stars Richard Gere as a college professor who finds an abandoned dog and takes the poor lost animal in. The film follows the two as the man and animal soon form a strong and unexplainable bond. Joan Allen co-stars in the Inferno Entertainment production. ~ Cammila Collar, Rovi
A college professor takes in a dog he finds abandoned, and both find their lives changed forever as they form an unbreakable bond. Based on the true story of Hachiko, an Akita dog in 1920s Japan remembered for his remarkable loyalty to his master.
-- (Akita dog),
Dogs -- Behavior -- Drama.
Railroad stations -- Drama.
Human-animal relationships -- Drama.
Loyalty -- Drama.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Culver City, Calif. :Sony Pictures Home Entertainment,2010
|Other Titles|| Hachi, a dog's tale
Shigekuni Wong, Vicki.
Gere, Richard, 1949-
Lindsey, Stephen P.
Allen, Joan, 1956-
Avari, Erick, 1952-
Alexander, Jason, 1959-
Stage 6 Films.
Inferno Distribution (Firm)
Grand Army Entertainment, LLC.
Opperman Viner Chrystyn Entertainment (Firm)
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Richard Gere, Joan Allen, Sarah Roemer, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Erick Avari, Jason Alexander.
Director of photography, Ron Fortunato; editor, Kristina Boden; music, Jan A.P. Kaczmarek.
MPAA rating: G.
In English; with optional English subtitles; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features: "A bond of loyalty: the making of Hachi: a dog's tale" featurette.
DVD; region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
1 videodisc (approximately 93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.