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Title Hachi [videorecording] : 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.

Imprint Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Library Connection DVD    HAC    Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Cast Richard Gere, Joan Allen, Sarah Roemer, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Erick Avari, Jason Alexander.
Credits Director of photography, Ron Fortunato ; editor, Kristina Boden ; music, Jan A.P. Kaczmarek.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Based on the true story from Japan of the dog chuken Hachiko (November 10, 1923-March 8, 1935). His remains are kept at the National Science Museum of Japan in Ueno, Tokyo. A bronze statue of him sits outside Shibuya Train Station.
Summary 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.
Audience MPAA rating: G.
Note Special features: "A bond of loyalty: the making of Hachi: a dog's tale" featurette.
Terms Of Use This DVD disc is copy protected.
Subject Hachi-kō (Akita dog), 1923-1935 -- Drama.
Akita dog -- Drama.
Human-animal relationships -- Drama.
Dogs -- Behavior -- Drama.
Railroad stations -- Drama.
Loyalty -- Drama.
Genre/Form Fiction films.
Feature films.
Animal films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Gere, Richard, 1949- film producer, actor.
Shigekuni Wong, Vicki. film producer.
Johnson, Bill. film producer
Lindsey, Stephen P. screenwriter.
Hallström, Lasse. film director.
Allen, Joan, 1956- actor.
Roemer, Sarah. actor.
Tagawa, Cary-Hiroyuki. actor.
Avari, Erick, 1952- actor.
Alexander, Jason, 1959- actor.
Kaczmarek, Jan A. P. composer (expression)
Stage 6 Films. production company.
Inferno Distribution (Firm), production company.
Hachiko, LLC. production company.
Grand Army Entertainment, LLC. production company.
Opperman Viner Chrystyn Entertainment. production company.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), film distributor.
Added Title Dog's tale
ISBN 1435980824
Standard No. 043396321403
Music No. 32140 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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