Quill: The Life of a Guide Dog

2012

Quill: The Life of a Guide Dog

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Based on a true story, Quill: The Life of a Guide Dog is the sweet tale of a yellow Labrador Retriever guide dog for the blind named Quill. We follow Quill from the litter to his selection as a guide dog shortly after his first birthday. After training at a school for guide dogs, Quill is paired with a blind man named Watanabe who at first is reluctant to rely on him. But Quill's great patience, gentleness and skill eventually win him over and they become inseparable friends. -- (C) Music Box Films

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Cast

Kaoru Kobayashi
as Mitsuru Watanabe
Kippei Shiina
as Satoru Tawada
Teruyuki Kagawa
as Isamu Nii
Keiko Toda
as Yoshiko Watanabe
Shinobu Terajima
as Mitsuko Nii
Tomoka Kurotani
as Masumi Kubo
Yûko Natori
as Ren Mito
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An absolutely lovely film that is more realistic than sentimental when compared to other films like this. I actually found that the film was also informative when explaining about guide dog training too. The ending, as you can imagine, is a little heartbreaking though.

Ian Walker
Ian Walker

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½

This film was absolutely adorable! I have to admit that my knowledge of guide dogs and what they endure in training is slightly limited, but I have such a profound respect for these gentle souls and their lifelong dedication of serving humans with needs. This particular guide dog, Quill, is truly memorable- so much patience and understanding. His love for Mr. Watanabe (and vice versa) on several film spots almost brought me to tears. Please note that this film is set in subtitles but if you're a fan of films of all range this is definitely one you shouldn't miss. I highly recommend this film!

Leo L
Leo L

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½

Not just a cute puppy movie. Follows the life of a seeing eye dog from beginning to end. Funny, touching and worthy of any movie collection

Anthony Valletta
Anthony Valletta

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