Snow Falling on Cedars

Snow Falling on Cedars

Title: Snow Falling on Cedars

Release: 1999

Rating: 6.7

Language: English, Japanese, German

Country: USA

Runtime: 127

Genre: Romance , Drama , Thriller , Mystery

Snow Falling on Cedars

Release 1999
Rating 6.7
Language English, Japanese, German
Country USA
Runtime 127
Genre Romance , Drama , Thriller , Mystery

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Synopsis

It's 1950 on San Pedro Island in the American Pacific Northwest. Commercial fisher Carl Heine Jr.'s dead body is pulled out of the water in a fishing net by his crew, he who died of head trauma. Kazuo Miyamoto is charged with his murder. Carl and Kazuo were once friends, had known each other since childhood, but WWII has placed a strain on any sort of relationship between the ethic Japanese and Caucasian populations of the area, the Japanese population which was and is still substantial on the island. Carl had motive regarding a land dispute between the two families, land which Carl's mother eventually sold from under the Miyamotos and which Carl had just repurchased. Evidence also points to Kazuo being on the water with Carl probably sometime during his last voyage, evidence which Kazuo knew would put him in a bad light, adding on top of being Japanese, and thus decided not to disclose to the investigating sheriff at the time he was questioned. Kazuo and his wife Hatsue's fear come ...

Director :
Scott Hicks
Writer :

David Guterson (novel), Ronald Bass (screenplay), Scott Hicks (screenplay)

Actors :

... Ishmael Chambers

... Alvin Hooks

... Nels Gudmundsson

... Hatsue Imada Miyamoto

... Kazuo Miyamoto

... Young Ishmael Chambers

... Young Hatsue Imada