Irene Kawai, a Japanese American teenager in Chicago in the 1970s, is haunted by a photo of her grandfather she never knew. In the picture he stands by a barracks in a World War II internment camp for Japanese Americans.
This deeply relevant documentary follows the work of San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, who has been fighting for justice and equality ever since he learned of his family’s internment during World War II.
It all starts with a sexually impotent motel owner who hires a professional killer to punish his cheating wife. Everything goes exactly as planned until two blind daters, a robber, a policeman, and a dead body unexpectedly arrive.