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First loves last. Forever.

On a wintry Pacific Northwest island community in 1950, a quiet fisherman stands trial for murder. It looks like a straightforward case of cold-blooded homicide but as the trial unfolds, the simple story of the man's death unravels into a deeply haunting mystery and an extraordinary tale about the persistence of hate and the power of love. Snow falling on cedars is at once a gripping courtroom thriller, a bittersweet love story and a resonant exploration of how history impacts upon the heart.

Persons of interest

  • Ethan Hawke .... Ishmael Chambers
  • Youki Kudoh .... Hatsue Imada Miyamoto
  • Reeve Carney .... Young Ishmael Chambers
  • Anne Suzuki .... Young Hatsue Imada
  • Rick Yune .... Kazuo Miyamoto
  • Max von Sydow .... Nels Gudmundsson
  • James Rebhorn .... Alvin Hooks
  • James Cromwell .... Judge Fielding
  • Richard Jenkins .... Sheriff Art Moran
  • Arija Bareikis .... Susan Marie Heine
  • Eric Thal .... Carl Heine Jr
  • Celia Weston .... Etta Heine
  • Daniel von Bargen .... Carl Heine
  • Akira Takayama .... Hisao Imada
  • Ako .... Fujiko Imada
  • Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa .... Zenhichi Miyamoto
  • David Guterson .... Author
  • Ron Bass .... Screenwriter
  • Scott Hicks .... Director

Security censorship classification

M (Medium level violence, low level coarse language)

Surveillance time

133 minutes (2:13 hours)

Not for public release in Australia before date

Film: Undated July 1999

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