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Hachi-ko (1987)

Hachikô monogatari (original title)
The true story about a dog's loyalty to its master, even after his death.

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2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »
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Shujiro Ueno
Kaoru Yachigusa ...
Hidejiro Ueno
Toshinori Omi ...
Ogata
Toshirô Yanagiba ...
Moriyama
Mako Ishino ...
Masumi Harukawa ...
Okichi
Taiji Tonoyama ...
Hashimoto
Yoshi Katô ...
Kondo
Hisashi Igawa ...
Maekawa
Shigeru Izumiya ...
Yasui
Kei Yamamoto ...
Serizawa
Kumeko Urabe ...
Tabacco shop owner
Chôei Takahashi ...
Mase
Saburô Ishikura ...
Machida
Shirô Kishibe ...
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The true story about a dog's loyalty to its master, even after his death.

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Drama | Family

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1 August 1987 (Japan)  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the movie Hachi never wags his tail. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Nana: Strawberry Glass and Lotus Flower (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Garasu no kanransha
Music by Tetsuji Hayashi
Words by Masao Urino
Arranged by Tetsuji Hayashi
Performed by Tetsuji Hayashi
Courtesy of Vap Inc.
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The All Time Tearjerker!!!!!!!!
30 September 2004 | by (Hollywood) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie. It says everything about unconditional love and loyalty. I saw it in a small theater in Little Tokyo. It was a pretty full house. I remember at one point the sound of many people sobbing could be heard over the dialog. With tears in my eyes and a large lump in my throat...I turned to see...truly, not a dry eye in the house. Of coarse it made me laugh that so many were touched so strongly by this film. It mad "The Titanic" look like a comedy. I challenge anyone to see this film and not shed a tear? This film should be re-released and shown in major theater's everywhere. It's a perfect film. It's for everyone. Just don't forget a whole box of Kleenex...cause you'll need it!


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