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Pray for Japan

Release Date: March 14, 2012 (limited)
Studio: Studio DEEN, Artland
Director: Stu Levy
Screenwriter: Stu Levy
Starring: Not Available
Genre: Documentary
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Plot Summary: On March 11, 2011, Japan's Tohoku coastal region was destroyed by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and the devastating tsunami that followed. "Pray for Japan" takes place in the devastated region of Ishinomaki, Miyagi the largest coastal city in Tohoku with a population of over 160,000 people. Filmmaker Stu Levy an American living in Japan - filmed the tsunami aftermath during his trips to Tohoku as a volunteer and over a period of 6 weeks, captured over 50 hours of footage.

"Pray for Japan" focuses on four key perspectives of the tragedy School, Shelter, Family, and Volunteers. With each perspective we meet victims who faced significant obstacles and fought to overcome them. Through these four vantage points, the audience is able to understand the vast ramifications of this large-scale natural disaster and the battle these real-life heroes fought on behalf of their loved ones and their hometown.

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