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Hachi : a dog's tale  Cover Image DVD DVD

Hachi : 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.

Record details

  • ISBN: 1435980824
  • ISBN: 9781435980822
  • ISBN: 9780010830644
  • ISBN: 0010830642
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2010]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
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.
Special features: "A bond of loyalty: the making of Hachi: a dog's tale" featurette.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Ron Fortunato ; editor, Kristina Boden ; music, Jan A.P. Kaczmarek.
Participant or Performer Note:
Richard Gere, Joan Allen, Sarah Roemer, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Erick Avari, Jason Alexander.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: G.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
This DVD disc is copy protected.
Language Note:
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Hachi-kō (Akita dog), 1923-1935 > Drama.
Dogs > Behavior > Drama.
Railroad stations > Drama.
Human-animal relationships > Drama.
Loyalty > Drama.
Drama films.
Genre: Drama.
Feature films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Animal films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Available copies

  • 27 of 30 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Reynolds County Library District.


  • 0 current holds with 30 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Reynolds County Library - Ellington Library DVD HAC (Text) 3247100176218 Adult DVD Checked out 12/05/2022

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