Cover image for Hachi [DVD] : a dog's tale / Stage 6 Films presents an Inferno production produced in association with Hachiko, LLC and Grand Army Entertainment LLC. and Opperman Viner Chrystyn Entertainment, a Lasse Hallström film ; produced by Vicki Shigekuni Wong, Bill Johnson, Richard Gere ; screenplay by Stephen P. Lindsey ; directed by Lasse Hallström.
Title:
Hachi [DVD] : a dog's tale / Stage 6 Films presents an Inferno production produced in association with Hachiko, LLC and Grand Army Entertainment LLC. and Opperman Viner Chrystyn Entertainment, a Lasse Hallström film ; produced by Vicki Shigekuni Wong, Bill Johnson, Richard Gere ; screenplay by Stephen P. Lindsey ; directed by Lasse Hallström.
Title Variants:
Hachi, a dog's tale
ISBN:
9781435980822

9780010830644
Publication Information:
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2010]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (ca. 93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.

Special features: "A bond of loyalty: the making of Hachi: a dog's tale" featurette.
Abstract:
The heartwarming true story of a loyal dog named Hachiko. This very special friend would accompany his master to the train station everyday and return each afternoon to greet him after work. Even after his master passed away, he continued to return to the same spot at the station every day for the next nine years to wait for his beloved master. During his daily visits he touched many lives and taught the local people about love, compassion, and above all unyielding loyalty.
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MPAA rating: G.
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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.


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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