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The Orange Story (2016)

The Orange Story is a narrative short film that tells the story of an elderly Japanese American man who must sell all his belongings and report to a temporary detention center during WWII ... See full summary »

Director:

Erika Street

Writers:

Eugene Sun Park (as Eugene Park), Erika Street
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Credited cast:
Colleen Mooney ... Mrs. Kelley
Jules Reid ... Joan
Joe Takehara Joe Takehara ... Koji
Chris Cosgrove Chris Cosgrove ... Extra
Jessica Rattanasena Jessica Rattanasena ... Extra
Jean Mishima Jean Mishima ... Extra
Jean Inouye Jean Inouye ... Extra
Chizuko Tsukamoto Chizuko Tsukamoto ... Extra
Chloe Leguisamon Chloe Leguisamon ... Extra
Shane Haensgen Shane Haensgen ... Extra
Chihiro Cosgrove Chihiro Cosgrove ... Extra
Cheryl Jue Cheryl Jue ... Extra
Elaine Kaneshiro Elaine Kaneshiro ... Extra
Lou DeRosa Lou DeRosa ... Mr. Wilson
Jasmine Alinder Jasmine Alinder ... Extra
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The Orange Story is a narrative short film that tells the story of an elderly Japanese American man who must sell all his belongings and report to a temporary detention center during WWII from where he will be forcibly removed to an undisclosed location. The film also uses archival radio, film, and photographic sources to complement this narrative, providing a strong historical context for the story.

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Short | Drama | History

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Rather xenophobic to list only the white actors
12 December 2019 | by Siddhartha14See all my reviews

It's fine for what it is: a short. The main character is the Japanese actor yet he is never emphasized in the credits. Really? The white actors were all terrible anyway.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

July 2016 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$160,000 (estimated)
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