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A film by Hiroko Yamazaki
1989, 29 minutes, BW, 16mm/DVD
Order No. W99356
This beautiful drama observes the psychological effects of racism on two children of Japanese women and American servicemen. Thirty-one year old Kate, the daughter of a Japanese/white mixed marriage visits her childhood friend, Ted, a Japanese-Black American. Together they confront the memory of her mother’s tragic story in this telling, emotionally nuanced journey into the complexity of US racism.


  • Motion Picture Association of America Award
  • New York Asian American Film Festival

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    “One of the most original and intriguing films about the generational effects of racism. The story is told with delicacy and conviction.”
    Claire Aguilar
    UCLA Film and Television Archive

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