Shepherd's Pie and Sushi

This short 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.

Comments

  • 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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Film Credits

director
Craig Anderl
Mieko Ouchi
producer
Mieko Ouchi
Craig Anderl
Jerry Krepakevich
script
Mieko Ouchi
camera
Craig Anderl
sound
Clancy Livingston
editing
Alison Grace
Bridget Durnford
sound editing
John Blerot
mixing
John Blerot
music
George Blondheim

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