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We have an exclusive clip from Quill: The Life of a Guide Dog, which will be released in select theaters May 18. Yoichi Sai directs this documentary, which follows the life of a seeing eye dog, from the day he was born to his pairing with a Japanese blind man.
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The documentary-like story of a yellow Labrador Retriever guide dog for the blind named Quill. We follow Quill from the litter, his selection to become a guide, his life with a foster family until his first birthday, followed by highly specialized schooling in guiding the sightless. He is then paired with a blind man named Watanabe Mitsuru who is at first reluctant to rely on Quill. But Quill's great patience, gentleness and skill eventually wins him over and they become inseparable friends.
Title: Quill: The Life of a Guide Dog Music Box Films Director: Yôichi Sai Screenwriter: Shoichi Maruyama, Yoshihiro Nakamura from Ryohei Akimoto’s novel Cast: Kaoru Kobayashi, Kippei Shina, Kazu Matsuda, Teruyuki Kagawa, Keiko Toda, Rafie, Chibichibiku, Yuma Screened at: Review 1, NYC, 5/10/12 Opens: May 18, 2012 While “Quill: The Life of a Guide Dog” tells us about the way a guide dog for the blind is selected, trained, and lives with his human companion, the film is targeted to kids and to adults who are known to themselves and others as “dog people.” Directed by Yôichi Sai in a documentary style—so much so that viewers unfamiliar with the production [ Read More ] »
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2 items from 2012
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