Quill: The Life of a Guide Dog Reviews

May 24, 2012
It's surprisingly unsentimental in its depiction of people with disabilities, and the scenes of guide-dog training are informative.
May 18, 2012
Its principal selling point - the supreme watchability of dogs, especially working dogs - is undeniably powerful.
May 17, 2012
It's a wonderful film, though, which is - oddly - only now getting a very limited release, eight years after its Japanese debut.
May 17, 2012
Yoichi Sai's movie may be a bit tough for young viewers, but it is gentle and illuminating.
May 17, 2012
Save for the tearful goodbye scenes, the only real drama in Quill is that Kobayashi is a little cranky at first and believe he's doing just fine with a cane.
May 17, 2012
What sets this film above so many movies about animals is that it's about a dog who is realistic in every aspect.
May 15, 2012
The real star is Rafie, the golden pup that plays Quill; dogs can be taught to sit or lie down, but they can't fake the sort of connection he makes with the people around him.
May 15, 2012
When isn't it a good time to show a movie tracing the development of a kind, charismatic yellow Labrador retriever from frolicsome puppy to devoted seeing-eye companion to weary senior?
July 6, 2010
Puppy appeal nudges past some dramatic deficiencies -- if just by a nose.
June 24, 2005
It's possible to love one of these movies and hate the other...