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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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Avery Dennis ...
Kenneth Handa
Hunter Dennis ...
Joseph Handa
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Masamichi
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Takahiro
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Ikuma Ando ...
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Troy Dudley ...
Soldier
Kei Hirayama
Mina Oba
Ryo Okamura
Krystal Quinones ...
Caucasian Female
Kayako Takatsuna
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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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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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