EXCLUSIVE: 'Quill: The Life of a Guide Dog' Clip

Yoichi Sai directs this documentary, which follows the life of a seeing eye dog for the blind.
We have an exclusive clip from Quill: The Life of a Guide Dog, which will be released in select theaters May 18. Yoichi Sai directs this documentary, which follows the life of a seeing eye dog, from the day he was born to his pairing with a Japanese blind man.


The documentary-like story of a yellow Labrador Retriever guide dog for the blind named Quill. We follow Quill from the litter, his selection to become a guide, his life with a foster family until his first birthday, followed by highly specialized schooling in guiding the sightless. He is then paired with a blind man named Watanabe Mitsuru who is at first reluctant to rely on Quill. But Quill's great patience, gentleness and skill eventually wins him over and they become inseparable friends.

Quill: The Life of a Guide Dog was released May 18th, 2012 and stars Kaoru Kobayashi, Kippei Shiina, Teruyuki Kagawa, Keiko Toda, Tomoka Kurotani, Shinobu Terajima, Kenji Mizuhashi, Y√Ľko Natori. The film is directed by Yoichi Sai.


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