A Japanese-American fisherman may have killed his neighbor Carl at sea. In the 1950s, race figures in the trial. So does 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 Imada Miyamoto

  3. Reeve Carney

    Reeve Carney

    Young Ishmael Chambers

  4. Anne Suzuki

    Anne Suzuki

    Young Hatsue Imada

  5. Rick Yune

    Rick Yune

    Kazuo Miyamoto

Full Cast & Crew

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Status Released

Release Information

  • December 22, 1999


Original Language English

Runtime 2h 7m

Budget $35,000,000.00

Revenue -



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