Ty's Camera (Toyo's Camera)
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Ty's Camera (Toyo's Camera)
In 1869, the Japanese emigration to California began. For 140 years, they continued to build a firm foundation by overcoming hardships despite language barriers, limited employment opportunities and racial discrimination.However, when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, which initiated World War II, the U.S. government took action against Japanese Americans. In 1942, the U.S. government took further action to segregate Japanese and Japanese Americans into camps surveyed by watchtowers.The U.S. government's unconstitutional actions of taking away their freedom and rights left deep scares within… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Director Junichi Suzuki's film offers compelling insights into a long-shrouded chapter of history, yet Toyo's Camera lacks the subtlety of its subject's work."
‑ Sheri Linden, Los Angeles Times
"Bumpy transitions and organization, along with New Age composer Kitaro's temperamental soundtrack, prevent a sense of polish, but this Japanese-produced doc, which includes Reagan's 1988 reparations, testifies with dignity and restraint."
‑ Nicolas Rapold, L.A. Weekly
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