Shepherd's Pie and Sushi

This documentary presents Mieko Ouchi, half Celtic, half Japanese... and all Canadian. In 1993, Mieko, an actor, began researching a documentary about her grandfather, Edward Ouchi, a Japanese immigrant to Canada. Then she was cast to star in The War Between Us, a film on the WWII internment of 22,000 Japanese Canadians--re-enacting a key episode in her own community's past. Part Canadian history, part autobiography and family chronicle, Shepherd's Pie and Sushi looks at complex questions of personal and cultural identity with a light touch.

Film Credits

Craig Anderl
Mieko Ouchi
Mieko Ouchi
Craig Anderl
Jerry Krepakevich
Mieko Ouchi
Craig Anderl
Clancy Livingston
Alison Grace
Bridget Durnford
sound editing
John Blerot
John Blerot
George Blondheim

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  • gtdavey

    “This was a wonderful look into the life of Canadians, different generations that were tied together by the historys and experiences of each one. A beautiful narration and portrayal by Mieko Ouchi . Sorry it too so long to for me to see this little treasure of yours but I promise to look for more .... ok. Much success and thanks to the NFB for having this. Regards, Gregory Davey” — gtdavey, 16 Feb 2011

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