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June Bride: Redemption of a Yakuza

June Bride: Redemption of a Yakuza June Bride: Redemption of a Yakuza

It took a missing finger to find God. JUNE BRIDE: REDEMPTION OF A YAKUZA is a feature-length documentary about Tatsuya Shindo, a former mobster turned preacher, who seeks forgiveness for a life's worth of disappointment and crime in his makeshift church - June Bride - at one time a smoke-filled bar. Hanging on Shindo's every word is his loyal congregation, an eclectic mix of tattooed ex-convicts and wayward souls who want to start over. Through his journey from the criminal underworld to a mission from God, Shindo declares, 'Loyalty to my yakuza boss is the same as the one to God.' But will his faith cost him more than just his finger?

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Runtime:
80 minutes

Producer(s):
Derek Shimoda

Director(s):
Derek Shimoda

Production Year
2015

Type
Feature

Genre
Documentary

Stage
Distribution

Website:
junebride

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