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Snow Falling on Cedars

(DVD - 2000)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Snow Falling on Cedars
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A murder trial has upset the quiet community of San Piedro, and now this tranquil village has become the center of controversy. For a local reporter the trial strikes home when he finds his ex-lover is linked to the case.
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, c2000
ISBN: 0783240325
Branch Call Number: DVD Drama SNOW
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 128 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in

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Jan 05, 2013
  • Eclectos rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

A beautiful rendition of the book by David Guterson. The defense lawyer's summation is powerful!

Dec 25, 2012
  • voisjoe1 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Around WWII, a returning Japanese-American soldier is charged with he murder of a white neighbor over land stolen from his father while the Japanese-American family was confined to a concentration camps for Japanese-American citizens living in California. The story portrays the white populace, some prejudiced against the Japanese-Americans, others that know the Japanese-Americans were patriotic. This small film garnered an Oscar nomination for cinematography along with wins for cinematograph at the Chicago, Las Vegas, and Dallas-Fort Worth film festivals.

Mar 04, 2011
  • dragonsnakes rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Good movie, but I enjoyed the book more

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