• Publication date: February 2, 2014

Snow Falling on Cedars

Following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II, Americans of Japanese descent were rounded up and placed in camps. Kazuo is one such Japanese-American who is charged with the murder of his childhood friend Carl Heine...

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 1999

MBC 2:

May 22, 2014 07:00 (KSA) ~ May 22, 2014 06:00 (CLT)

Following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II, Americans of Japanese descent were rounded up and placed in camps. Kazuo is one such Japanese-American who is charged with the murder of his childhood friend Carl Heine over a strawberry patch that his mother sold while her Japanese neighbors were at the camp. Local reporter Ishmael is tormented about this trial since his first love, Hatsue, is Kazuo’s wife...

Starring:

  • Ethan Hawke as Ishmael Chambers
  • Reeve Carney as Young Ishmael Chambers
  • James Cromwell as Judge Fielding
  • Richard Jenkins as Sheriff Art Moran
  • James Rebhorn as Alvin Hooks
  • Sam Shepard as Arthur Chambers
  • Max von Sydow as Nels Gudmundsson

Directed by: Scott Hicks

Rating: PG-13 for disturbing images, sensuality and brief strong language