Snow Falling on Cedars

In 1950s Washington State, Japanese-American Rick Yune stands accused of killing a white fisherman. As the trial threatens to stir up old prejudices, local newspaperman Ethan Hawke must deal with his feelings for the accused's wife (Youki Kudoh), with whom he had a teenage romance that ended with Pearl Harbor and her family's internment in a prison camp. Based on David Guterson's best-selling novel, this lushly photographed drama also stars Max Von Sydow and Sam Shepard.

Year: 1999
Genre: Drama, Based on...
Country: USA
Director: Scott Hicks
Starring: Ethan Hawke, James Cromwell, Richard Jenkins, Sam Shepard, Youki Kudoh, Max von Sydow
Duration: 122 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains violence and offensive language.
Location in store: Drama



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