Snow Falling on Cedars

Synopsis:

A murder trial has upset the quiet community of San Piedro, and now this tranquil village has become the center of controversy.  For Ishmael Chambers, a local reporter, the trial strikes a deep, emotional chord when he finds out that his ex-lover is linked to the case.  When Ishmael investigates the killing, he uncovers some startling clues that lead him to a shocking discovery.  Staring Ethan Hawke as Chambers, the film is based on the novel by David Guterson.

Released in theatres: January 7th, 2000
Crew/Cast:
  • Cast Ethan Hawke, James Cromwell, Richard Jenkins, Max von Sydow, Youki Kudoh, James Rebhorn, Sam Shepard, Max von Sydow
  • Director Scott Hicks
  • Writers Ronald Bass, Scott Hicks, David Guterson (novel)
  • Producers Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Ronald Bass, Harry J. Ufland
  • Exec. Producers Carol Baum, Lloyd A. Silverman
  • Cinematographer Robert Richardson
  • Editor Hank Corwin
  • Composer James Newton Howard
  • Prod. Designer Jeannine Claudia Oppewall
  • Costumes Renee Ehrlich Kalfus