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The Cats of Mirikitani

  • Release Date: Mar 02, 2007
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 14 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Linda Hattendorf

Synopsis

Filmmaker Linda Hattendorf offers a remarkable profile of a man who, after surviving one of the most shameful episodes in American history, finds his nation preparing to make the same mistakes all over again. Jimmy Tsutomu Mirikitani is an elderly man of Japanese heritage who lives on the streets of New York City, where he makes a meager living peddling his drawings. Mirikitani specializes in sketches of cats, but that's hardly the only thing he draws. When he was a young man, Mirikitani lived in...more

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