A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries

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  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1998
  • Running time: 127 min
A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries is a 1998 drama film directed by James Ivory and written by James Ivory and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. It stars Kris Kristofferson, Barbara Hershey, Leelee Sobieski and Jesse Bradford. The film is a fictionalized account of... read more

A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries is a 1998 drama film directed by James Ivory and written by James Ivory and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. It stars Kris Kristofferson, Barbara Hershey, Leelee Sobieski and Jesse Bradford. The film is a fictionalized account of the family life of writer James Jones and is based on Kaylie Jones' novel by the same name. Structured as a novel, the film is divided into three segments each named after a different protagonist. The plot follows an expatriate American family living in Paris during the 1960s and 1970s until their return and adjustment to life in New England, seen from the point of view of the daughter.

Original Release

09/18/1998

Cast

Barbara Hershey Marcella Willis
Jesse Bradford Billy Willis, Age 14
Kris Kristofferson Bill Willis
Leelee Sobieski Charlotte Anne 'Channe' Willis, Age 14
Jane Birkin Mrs. Fortescue
Anthony Roth Costanzo Francis Fortescue
Dominique Blanc Candida
Virginie Ledoyen Billy's Mother
Isaach de Bankolé Mamadou
Harley Cross Keith Carter
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

James Ivory

Writers

Kaylie Jones, James Ivory, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

Cast

Barbara Hershey Marcella Willis
Jesse Bradford Billy Willis, Age 14
Kris Kristofferson Bill Willis
Leelee Sobieski Charlotte Anne 'Channe' Willis, Age 14
Jane Birkin Mrs. Fortescue
Anthony Roth Costanzo Francis Fortescue
Dominique Blanc Candida
Virginie Ledoyen Billy's Mother
Isaach de Bankolé Mamadou
Harley Cross Keith Carter
Macha Méril Madame Beauvier (as Macha Meril)
Nathalie Richard Mademoiselle Fournier
Bob Swaim Bob Smith
Luisa Conlon Young Charlotte Anne 'Channe' Willis, Age 7
Michelle Fairley Miss O'Shaunessy
Woody Allen Himself
Jean-Claude Drouot Thierry la Fronde in Program on TV
Philippe Pelletier Opera Spectator
Kawan Rojanatavorn WWII Soldier
David Walen New Years Band Singer

Producers

Jane Barclay Executive Producer
Nayeem Hafizka Executive Producer
Sharon Harel Executive Producer
Richard Hawley Executive Producer
Paul Bradley Producer
Ismail Merchant Producer

Editors

Noëlle Boisson

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