A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.
United Kingdom, United States of America
Richard Gere (Parker Wilson), Joan Allen (Cate Wilson), Sarah Roemer (Andy), Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (Ken), Erick Avari (Jasjeet), Robbie Sublett (Michael), Davenia McFadden (Mary Anne) more..., Jason Alexander (Carl), Kevin DeCoste (Ronnie (11 years)), Robert Degnan (Teddy Barnes), Tora Hallström (Heather), Donna Sorbello (Myra), Frank S. Aronson (Milton - The Butcher), Troy Doherty (Sal), Ian Sherman (Student Pianist), Tim Crowe (Evan Lock), Denece Ryland (Miss Latham), Blake Friedman (Student), Bates Wilder (Harry Pinow), Daniel Kirby (Commuter), Gloria Crist (Commuter #2), Rich Tretheway (Mover), Tom Tynell (Man), Robert Capron (Student (uncredited)), Becki Dennis (Student (uncredited)), John Franchi (Commuter (uncredited)), Adam Masnyk (Awkward Reacting Boy (uncredited)), Roy Souza (Commuter #2 (uncredited))
Richard Gere (Producer), Bill Johnson (Producer), Rick Montgomery (Casting), Ron Fortunato (Director of Photography), Jan A.P. Kaczmarek (Original Music Composer), Jeff Abberley (Executive Producer), Julia Blackman (Executive Producer) more..., Kaneto Shindō (Original Film Writer), Robert Fernandez (Sound Re-Recording Mixer), Kristina Boden (Editor), Paul Mason (Executive Producer), Tom Luse (Co-Executive Producer), Paul A. Levin (Associate Producer), Jim Seibel (Executive Producer), Steven Feinberg (Thanks), Matthew Haasch (Foley Editor), Stephen E. Hagen (Second Assistant Director), Stephen P. Lindsey (Screenplay), Sondra James (Loop Group Coordinator), Robert Ortiz (Unit Production Manager), Shin Torisawa (Producer), Stewart McMichael (Executive Producer), Warren T. Goz (Executive Producer), Caspar von Winterfeldt (Thanks), Liz Gallacher (Music Supervisor), Mary Ellen Porto (Dialogue Editor), Mary Ellen Porto (ADR Editor), Robin Squibb (Script Supervisor), LuAnn Claps (Makeup Department Head), Dave Paterson (Supervising Sound Editor), Damian Volpe (Sound Effects Editor), David Isyomin (Visual Effects Supervisor), Bruce MacCallum (Camera Operator), Roberto Cappannelli (Sound Re-Recording Mixer), Deborah Newhall (Costume Design), Dean Schnider (Co-Producer), Aimee Butterfield (Set Dresser), Lyndell Quiyou (Key Hair Stylist), Michael Viner (Associate Producer), Nichole Pleau (Makeup Artist) and others.
Scion Films, Stage 6 Films, Inferno Distribution, Hachiko, Grand Army Entertainment, Opperman Viner Chrystyn Entertainment
One day Parker finds out that Hachi is not waiting for him at the station. He decides to go the theater where is wife Cate is working.
After he has dropped off his boss at the strain station Hachi walks back home stopping at the butcher where he gets a little treat.
Parker comes home from work and discovers that Hachi has been waiting for him a the train station.
Parker Wilson has to go to work. When sitting in the train he discovers that Hachi has followed him al the way to the train station. He wants his dog to go back home but that's not that easy the first time.
After being picked up by Hachi, Parker and his dog walk back home.
Parker is walking outside to get the newspaper and is being followed by his dog.