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Good Soil (2007)

Short | 25 min | Short, Action, Drama

Ships from Europe brought Christianity to the shores of Japan in 1549. For decades the seeds of faith grew under the watchful gaze of the Shogun. But the fear of foreign influence eventually gave rise to persecution. By 1624, Japanese ...See moreShips from Europe brought Christianity to the shores of Japan in 1549. For decades the seeds of faith grew under the watchful gaze of the Shogun. But the fear of foreign influence eventually gave rise to persecution. By 1624, Japanese Christians enjoyed only a few more years of peace. Jinbei Mauda comes to a point in his journey were he has to choose between his family or faith. Jinbei Masuda, a Japanese Christian of the samurai class who draws his strength from his faith, family and fencing. However, he is caught up in the shogun's policy of religious persecution and must choose between his loved ones and his God. Written by Anonymous See less
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Nov 3, 2007 (United States)

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Shin Koyamada
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Yoshi Ando
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Atsushi Hirata
Iwanaga Iwanaga   See fewer
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Yutaka Takeuchi
Tsunoyasu Tsunoyasu   See fewer
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Craig Reid
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Mak Banchi
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Tex Nakamura
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Mitsuji Higashimoto
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Toshiya Agata
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Akiko Kato
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Yaz Takahashi
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Yuriko Imashuku
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Cliff Asai
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Kayo Hayashi
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June Sumida
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Glen Umemoto
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Ross Yamamoto
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Lance Masa
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Hiro Ueno
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Genki Itani
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Masafumi Matsumoto
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Frank Mayeda
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Daniel Nomura
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Brandon Saito
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8.4 / 10 | 19 votes