Bird of Passage

Bird of Passage

| 10 min

A young Japanese-Canadian businessman, now established in Montréal, recalls the time during World War II when the Japanese-Canadian community of Canada's west coast was uprooted and moved inland. There are some flashbacks to the events he describes, but the film is mainly about his home and family life in Montréal and his successful career as a chemical engineer.

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  • director
    Martin Defalco
  • editing
    Martin Defalco
  • producer
    Joseph Koenig
  • script
    Jesse Nishihata
    Strowan Robertson
  • photography
    Robert Nichol
  • sound editing
    John Knight
  • re-recording
    Ron Alexander
  • narrator
    Douglas Rain