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Days of Waiting

Directed by Steven Okazaki
United States, 1991
Documentary, Short


The story of Estelle Ishigo, one of the few Caucasians interned with Japanese Americans during World War II. The wife of a Japanese American, Ishigo refused to be separated from her husband and was interned along with him. Based on her personal papers and her novel Lone Heart Mountain.

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Days of Waiting Directed by Steven Okazaki

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1991 | Winner: Best Documentary, Short Subjects

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