Snow Falling on Cedars

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  • PG-13
Ethan Hawke stars in this "riveting tale of mystery" (FOX-TV) based on the award-winning best-selling novel. A murder trial has upset the quiet community of San Piedro, and now this tranquil village has become the center of controversy. read more
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Ethan Hawke stars in this "riveting tale of mystery" (FOX-TV) based on the award-winning best-selling novel. A murder trial has upset the quiet community of San Piedro, and now this tranquil village has become the center of controversy. For Ishamael Chambers (Hawke), a local reporter, the trial strikes a deep emotional chord when he finds his ex-lover is linked to the case. As he investigates the killing, he uncovers some startling clues that lead him to a shocking discovery. Co-starring James Cromwell, Sam Shepard and Max Von Sydow, Snow Falling on Cedars is "hypnotic, mesmerizing and inspiring" (ABC-TV).

Original Release

11/19/1999

US Release

12/22/1999

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Cast

Celia Weston Etta Heine
Ethan Hawke Ishmael Chambers
Richard Jenkins Sheriff Art Moran
Sam Shepard Arthur Chambers
James Rebhorn Alvin Hooks
James Cromwell Judge Fielding
Yûki Kudô Hatsue Miyamoto
Reeve Carney Young Ishmael Chambers
Anne Suzuki Young Hatsue Imada
Rick Yune Kazuo Miyamoto
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Directors

Scott Hicks

Writers

Ronald Bass, Scott Hicks, David Guterson

Cast

Celia Weston Etta Heine
Ethan Hawke Ishmael Chambers
Richard Jenkins Sheriff Art Moran
Sam Shepard Arthur Chambers
James Rebhorn Alvin Hooks
James Cromwell Judge Fielding
Yûki Kudô Hatsue Miyamoto
Reeve Carney Young Ishmael Chambers
Anne Suzuki Young Hatsue Imada
Rick Yune Kazuo Miyamoto
Max von Sydow Nels Gudmundsson
Arija Bareikis Susan Marie Heine
Eric Thal Carl Heine Jr.
Daniel von Bargen Carl Heine Sr.
Akira Takayama Hisao Imada
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa Zenhichi Miyamoto
Zak Orth Deputy Abel Martinson
Max Wright Horace Whaley
Caroline Kava Helen Chambers
Jan Rubes Ole Jurgensen

Producers

Editors

Hank Corwin

2000OscarBest Cinematography Nominated
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