Catch Me If You Can

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Hachiko Monogatari
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Hachikō Monogatari (ハチ公物語?, "Hachikō monogatari") is a Japanese language film starring Tatsuya Nakadai, Kaoru Yachigusa, Mako Ishino, andMasumi Harukawa. The film, directed by Seijirō Kōyama, is a tragic, true story about Hachikō, an Akita dog who was loyal to his master, Professor Ueno, even after Ueno's death. The film was released in 1987 and was the top Japanese film at the box office that year.
Hachikō Monogatari is a melodramatic film that tells the true story of friendship, trust, and affection of Japan's most faithful dog "Hachi", whose bronze statue, to this day, stands watch over Shibuya Station, Tokyo. kaneto Shindo (新藤 兼人 Shindō Kaneto?, April 22, 1912 – May 29, 2012)was a Japanese film director, screenwriter, film producer, and author. He directed 48 films and wrote scripts for 238.[1] His best known films as a director include Children of Hiroshima, The Naked Island, Onibaba,Kuroneko and A Last Note. His scripts were filmed by such directors as Kon Ichikawa,Keisuke Kinoshita, Fumio Kamei andTadashi Imai.
Shindo was born in Hiroshima Prefecture, and he made several films about Hiroshima and the atomic bomb.[2] Like his early mentor Kenji Mizoguchi, many of his films feature strong female characters. He was a pioneer of independent film production in Japan, founding a company called Kindai Eiga Kyokai. He continued working as a scriptwriter, director and latterly author until his death at the age of 100.
Shindo made a series of autobiographical films, beginning with the first film he directed, 1951's Story of a Beloved Wife, about his struggle to become a screenwriter, through 1986's Tree Without Leaves, about his childhood, born into a wealthy family which became destitute, 2000's By Player, about his film company, seen through…...

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