PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A Japanese-American fisherman is accused of killing his neighbor at sea. In the 1950s, race figures into the trial. So does reporter Ishmael.
"The whole film," said director Scott Hicks, "is about the process of revealing. Nothing is quite what it appears to be, therefore you never give it all away at once, but gradually. That was our guiding principle in the entire overall design."
I know you'll think this is crazy, but all I want to do is hold you, and I think that if you'll let me do that just for a few seconds, I can walk away, and never speak to you again.
Japanese guests wear black ties at the wedding. They should be wearing white ties. In Japan, black ties are for funerals.
Jan Rubes and Sheila Moore are on the credits despite their scenes being deleted.
English, Japanese, German
$32,135 26 December 1999