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Pray For Japan (2012)





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Pray for Japan is a feature length documentary film I began when volunteering in Tohoku, Japan after the earthquake and tsunami tragedy. I shot 40 hours of footage over 5 weeks in Tohoku, interviewing over 30 people - from victims to volunteers. The goal of the film is to share with the world the same inspiration I felt from meeting these real-life heroes. No matter how difficult, how insurmountable was the challenge they faced, these people overcame. The battle to rebuild Tohoku and Japan continues - and the world must not forget their story. -- (C) Official Sitemore
Rating: PG
Genre: Documentary, Special Interest
Directed By:
Written By: Stu Levy
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 6, 2012
Pray for Japan Film LLC - Official Site


Kyoka Suzuki
as Poetry Reader
Ryoichi Wago
as Poetry Reader
Hiroyuki Abe
as Hiroyuki Abe
Najeeb Ullah Ayaz
as Najeeb Ullah Ayaz
Shu Chiba
as Shu Chiba
Manabu Endo
as Manabu Endo
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If the movie's tone is a little sappy, that's hardly inappropriate. Sorrow and resilience are the common bond of the major characters.

Full Review… | March 16, 2012
Top Critic

If making a decent movie required only good intentions, then "Pray for Japan" would be off and running.

Full Review… | March 16, 2012
New York Times
Top Critic

Filmed over a period of six weeks and supplemented with animated music sequences and chilling news footage of the terrifying deluge, Pray is both an elegy and a love letter.

Full Review… | March 13, 2012
Village Voice
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 16, 2012
New York Times
Top Critic

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