Hachi: A Dog's Tale

Hachi: A Dog's Tale
  • 2009
  • USA / UK
  • 1h 33min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Lasse Hallström
  • Written by: Stephen P Lindsey
  • Cast: Chico, Layla, Forrest, Richard Gere, Joan Allen, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Sarah Roemer, Jason Alexander, Erick Avari
  • Website: www.hachithemovie.com

This maudlin pet-sploitation flick transports the 1920s Japanese story of a faithful dog who waited nearly ten years for his master's return, to an idyllic Rhode Island setting.

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Hachi: A Dog's Story

2 Mar 20102 stars

(PG) 93min Lasse Hallstrom, director of My Life As A Dog, returns to his canine roots with Hachi: A Dog’s Story, an unashamedly sentimental version of the story most Scots would recognise as Greyfriars Bobby. The cited real-life inspiration for…

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