Unfinished Business (1985 American film)

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Unfinished Business
Directed bySteven Okazaki
Produced byJane Kaihatsu (associate producer)
Steven Okazaki (producer)[1]
StarringFred Korematsu
Gordon Hirabayashi
Min Yasui
Amy Hill (narrator)
CinematographySteven Okazaki
Edited bySteven Okazaki
Release date
Running time
60 min.
CountryUnited States

Unfinished Business is a 1985 documentary film directed by Steven Okazaki.


The film centers on Min Yasui, an attorney from Oregon, Gordon Hirabayashi, a Quaker college student in Washington, and Fred Korematsu, a San Francisco welder and how their lives were affected by Japanese American internment during World War II.[2][3]


The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for 1986.[4][5]


  1. ^ "Broken Rainbow Wins Documentary Feature: 1986 Oscars". YouTube. Archived from the original on 2021-12-13. Retrieved August 13, 2019.
  2. ^ DVD Talk
  3. ^ 'Unfinished Business' Screening Kicks Off National Museum Redress Series on January 19|Japanese American National Museum
  4. ^ "NY Times: Unfinished Business". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Archived from the original on 2012-10-14. Retrieved 2008-11-17.
  5. ^ "The 58th Academy Awards | 1986". Oscars.org | Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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