Ty's Camera (Toyo's Camera)
Ty's Camera (Toyo's Camera) (2008)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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DVD Release Date: January 5, 2010
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Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times

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.

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Nicolas Rapold
L.A. Weekly

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.

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