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Half Kenneth (2009)

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Kenneth Handa, a 12 year old bi-racial boy, has been imprisoned for three years at the Manzanar Relocation Center -- a World War II concentration camp for Japanese Americans. After his ... See full summary »

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Ken Ochiai

Writers:

Michael Raphan (screenplay), Ken Ochiai (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Avery Dennis Avery Dennis ... Kenneth Handa
Hunter Dennis Hunter Dennis ... Joseph Handa
Chris Tashima ... Masamichi
Sab Shimono ... Takahiro
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ikuma Ando Ikuma Ando ... Father
Troy Dudley Troy Dudley ... Soldier
Kei Hirayama Kei Hirayama
Mina Oba Mina Oba
Ryo Okamura Ryo Okamura
Krystal Quinones Krystal Quinones ... Caucasian Female
Kayako Takatsuna Kayako Takatsuna
Yutaka Takeuchi
Dawn Walters ... Mother
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Kenneth Handa, a 12 year old bi-racial boy, has been imprisoned for three years at the Manzanar Relocation Center -- a World War II concentration camp for Japanese Americans. After his father's death, he decides to escape to find his Caucasian mother who he believes to be living in Los Angeles. When Ken sneaks aboard a delivery truck, things get complicated after his little brother Jo joins him at the last moment. Written by Cedar Grove Productions

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 April 2009 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Several years before making this film, Ken Ochiai volunteered as a PA on Day of Independence (2003), which was directed by Chris Tashima, who plays Masamichi. That short film was also about the Japanese American World War II internment. See more »

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