Hachi: A Dog's Tale

Hachi: A Dog's Tale


A true story of faith, devotion and undying love.

Based on the 1987 Japanese film Hachi-ko, as well as on a true story, Hachi: A Dog's Tale stars Richard Gere as a college professor who forms a strong and unexplainable bond with an abandoned dog he adopts. From the director of Chocolat and The Cider House Rules.

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  • Director Lasse Hallström and writer Stephen P. Lindsey are to be admired for their firm anti-"Marley & Me" stance. Their tale is simple, told through a child describing his grandfather's dog as his "hero." Full Review

  • Sensitively directed and rarely over-sentimental, this touching parable will likely ravish the emotions of dog lovers. Full Review