Midi Onodera
Moving Image Artist

Heartbreak Hoteru (1990)

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This program was produced for the Canadian television series, “Inside Stories” that showcased stories from Canada’s diverse multicultural communities. Heartbreak Hoteru is about two Japanese-Canadian brothers and their struggle to hang onto the family-run motel after their father dies. One of the brothers is an Elvis fanatic and champion bowler while the other is a down and out gambler.

In the series 1988-1992