Powerful story about the dramatic impact WWII had in the home-front as Japanese American families were uprooted from their every day lives and placed into internment camps in Western US in the early 1940's. Faced with a country that now doubted their loyalty and struggling with their new situation, they turn to baseball as a way to handle their plight and find the strength to stand up for themselves becoming a true symbol of honor and pride. Director: Desmond Nakano. Actors: Gary Cole, Judy Ongg, Masatoshi Nakamura, Aaron Yoo, Leonard Nam.
Leonardo Nam,Sarah Drew,Gary Cole,Aaron Yoo,Masatoshi Nakamura,Judy Ongg
American Pastime views a dark slice of American history--the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II--affectingly through the prism of the all-American game of baseball.