U certificateHachi: A Dog's Tale is a Film programme that first aired in 2009 and has been classified a U certificate.

Hachi: A Dog's Tale is a 4 star programme

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Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)

Directed by
Lasse Hallström

Richard Gere stars in Lasse Hallstr?Âm's sentimental, fact-based tale about the deep bond between a man and a dog. When music professor Parker Wilson finds an apparently abandoned Japanese Akita puppy at his local train station, he decides to take it home and look after it until someone claims it. But no one comes forward, and, much to his wife Cate's surprise, Parker and the dog become inseparable. Time passes, then tragedy strikes and the true depth of canine devotion is revealed.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 105 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 2009

4/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Production Country: USA/UK

Filmed in Colour

When is Hachi: A Dog's Tale next on TV?

It's next showing on Channel 4 December 22nd, 12:00pm and on Channel 4 Plus 1 December 22nd, 1:00pm. See more...


Image for Richard GereRichard Gere...Parker Wilson
Image for Joan AllenJoan Allen...Cate Wilson
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa...Ken
Image for Sarah RoemerSarah Roemer...Andy Wilson
Jason Alexander...Carl
Image for Erick AvariErick Avari...Jasjeet
Davenia McFadden...Mary Anne
Robbie Sublett...Michael
Kevin DeCoste...Ronnie - 11 years
Rob Degnan...Teddy Barnes
Tora Hallstrom...Heather
Donna Sorbello...Myra
Frank S. Aronson...Milton - The Butcher
Troy Doherty...Sal
Ian Sherman...Student Pianist