The Vancouver Asahi (2014)

09/29/2014 (CA) Drama 2h 12m
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Winning is not about where you’re from—it’s about how well you play.

Overview

In pre-WWII Vancouver, second-generation Japanese immigrants had it tough. Daily, they faced discrimination, hatred and injustice at the hands of their Caucasian counterparts. But one thing made their lives worth living: baseball. They may be the underdogs, but the Vancouver Asahi baseball team have a sense of fair play and smart tactics that set them apart from the brute force of their opponents. Under the guidance of new team captain Reggie Kasahara, can they be able to rise above all the negativity to win the tournament? This film is based on the true story of Vancouver Asahi, the Japanese-Canadian baseball team that was inducted into The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in 2003.

  1. Yuya Ishii

    Director

  2. Satoko Okudera

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Satoshi Tsumabuki

    Satoshi Tsumabuki

    Reji Kasahara

  2. Kazuya Kamenashi

    Kazuya Kamenashi

    Roi Naganishi

  3. Ryo Katsuji

    Ryo Katsuji

    Kei Kitamoto

  4. Yûsuke Kamiji

    Yûsuke Kamiji

    Tom Miyake

  5. Sosuke Ikematsu

    Sosuke Ikematsu

    Seiji Kasahara

  6. Mitsuki Takahata

    Mitsuki Takahata

    Emmy Kasahara

  7. Aoi Miyazaki

    Aoi Miyazaki

    Tokoyo Sasaya

  8. Shihori Kanjiya

    Shihori Kanjiya

    Betty Miyake

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The Vancouver Asahi

Original Title バンクーバーの朝日

Status Released

Original Language English

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