• Released
  • March 30, 2012
  • 1 hr 14 min
  • Documentary
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The Manzanar Fishing Club Synopsis
During World War II, some Japanese Americans in internment take back moments of dignity through the act of fishing.
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Village Voice

By Michael Atkinson
The historical road less traveled - shot in re-enactments that are obviously familiar with the terrain - is beguiling enough.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
It's a nice little human interest story, but hardly seems worthy of this full-length treatment.
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50

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
The Manzanar Fishing Club has enough interesting footage for perhaps a 15-minute segment of a TV news magazine. Beyond that, my eyes...
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50

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The time with these survivors is appreciated, as who knows how much longer we'll have access to this living history. But I'd rather have...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
At its best, the film uses fishing as a window into the internment experience. At its worst, it uses the internment story as the backdrop...
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