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Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)

12 12/22/1999 (US) DramaRomance 2h 7m

First loves last forever.


In the 1950s, a Japanese-American fisherman is suspected of killing his neighbour at sea — and race is a factor in the trial. So is reporter, Ishmael.

  1. Scott Hicks

    Director, Screenplay

  2. David Guterson


  3. Ronald Bass


Top Billed Cast

  1. Ethan Hawke

    Ethan Hawke

    Ishmael Chambers

  2. Youki Kudoh

    Youki Kudoh

    Hatsue Miyamoto

  3. Reeve Carney

    Reeve Carney

    Young Ishmael Chambers

  4. Anne Suzuki

    Anne Suzuki

    Young Hatsue Imada

  5. Rick Yune

    Rick Yune

    Kazuo Miyamoto

  6. Max von Sydow

    Max von Sydow

    Nels Gudmundsson

  7. James Rebhorn

    James Rebhorn

    Alvin Hooks

  8. James Cromwell

    James Cromwell

    Judge Fielding

  9. Richard Jenkins

    Richard Jenkins

    Sheriff Art Moran

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Snow Falling on Cedars
Snow Falling on Cedars

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $35,000,000.00

Revenue -


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