The Caretaker


Short Film

The Caretaker

The Caretaker follows Joesy Gerrish, an undocumented worker from Fiji who tenderly cares for Haru Tsurumoto, a 95-year-old Japanese American woman, during the last months of her life.

The Caretaker is the first short film of a series created for the interactive storytelling project Immigrant Nation. To learn more about the project and to create and share your own immigrant story, check out the Immigrant Nation storytelling hub at

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