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Minoru: Memory of Exile

Canada, 1992 (MIFF 1993, Youth Film Festival)

Director: Michael Fukushima

With the outbreak of war and the bombing of Pearl Harbour, life changed for Minoru Fukushima. Only nine years old and Canadian born, he could not understand the events which were to make his life change so much. Forced by racism to flee the land of his birth, he was branded an enemy of Canada. This film, made by his son Michael, weaves his father's tale of suffering and survival.

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