Sunday, March 21, 2010

hachiko: a dog story (US movie 2009)

Hachiko: A Dog's Story is a 2009 American drama film based on the true story of the faithful Akita Hachikō. It is a remake of the 1987 Japanese film Hachikō Monogatari.

synopsis:A college professor (Richard Gere) takes in an abandoned dog and they form an unbreakable bond. The dog arrives daily at the correct time at the station, to meet his owner. After the professor dies while away from home, the dog keeps vigil waiting for his master for nearly a decade.for complete info click here
the link is the original source of the synopsis article,I just want to share it with the reader aside to my personal comment.

comment:the first time i heard this legend is when i watched IWGP(ikebukuro west gate park), one japan drama a few weeks of the character told the other about the hachiko statue's history. and now this movie is a remake of the japanese version.i prefer to look for both version to compare before giving any review later.but this sure is interesting.

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