The documentary is a tribute to the life and work of the actor. Photo: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment | Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
The arrival of Cobra Kai to Netflix would allow new generations to make the decision to go to the original saga of « The karate kid”, Positioning it once again as one of the most important cultural products that cinema has offered to the world during the 80’s.
For the first time in decades, the names of Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence They return to casual conversations between fans of the series. Of course, it would be impossible to talk about this famous saga without forgetting Pat morita, an actor who would transcend history thanks to his interpretation of the strict but endearing Mr. Miyagi.
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The spirit of Miyagi is permeated in everything Cobra Kai, but it should be noted that this was not the only important role in the actor’s career, so a new documentary entitled « More Than Miyagi: The Pat Morita Story », would seek to review the life and work of a loved man and respected in the entertainment industry.
The documentary delves into the personal life of Morita, who through the years played a wide range of endearing characters despite his constant struggle with alcoholism and depression during the height of his success.
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The documentary includes testimonies from some of the actor’s closest collaborators in his career, from Ralph Macchio, William Zabka and Martin Kove of the saga « The karate kid”, Even actors like Henry Winkler, James Hong, Sean Kanan, Marion Ross, Esai Morales, Tommy Chong, and many more.
« More Than Miyagi: The Pat Morita Story » is directed by Kevin Derek, and will be available on digital platforms for « video on demand » from February 5.