Come See the Paradise

Come See the Paradise (1990)

  • Genre: Drama, Romance, History
  • Release Date: 1990-08-17
  • User Rating: 6/10 from 19 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 13min
  • Language: Français
  • Production Company: 20th Century Fox
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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From 19 Ratings


Come See The Paradise is a deeply touching love story set against the backdrop of a dramatic and controversial period in American history, It follows the romance and eventual marriage of Jack McGurn (Dennis Quad), a hot blooded Irish American, and a beautiful Japanese American Lily Dawanura (Tamlyn Tomita), at the outset of World War II. The clash of cultures, at once painful for the two lovers, becomes insurmountable after the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor. Lily and the Kawamuras are relocated To a bleak, outdoor internment camp in California, Jack is drafted into the Army, powerless to help the woman he loves abandoning all hope of ever winning her family's approval.

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  • Dennis Quaid

    as Jack McGurn
  • Tamlyn Tomita

    as Lily Kawamura/McGann
  • Sab Shimono

    as Mr.Kawamura
  • Brady Tsurutani

    as Frankie Kawamura
Directing Alan Parker Director
Writing Alan Parker Writer
Sound Randy Edelman Original Music Composer
Camera Michael Seresin Director of Photography
Editing Gerry Hambling Editor
Art Geoffrey Kirkland Production Design
Production Robert F. Colesberry Producer
Production Nellie Nugiel Associate Producer
Art John Willett Art Direction
Art Jim Erickson Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Molly Maginnis Costume Design
Production Lisa Clarkson Casting
Directing Aldric La'Auli Porter First Assistant Director
Sound Danny Michael Production Sound Mixer
Production Shari Rhodes Additional Casting
Production Todd M. Thaler Additional Casting
Art Tommy Allen Property Master
Directing Luca Kouimelis Script Supervisor
Camera Merrick Morton Still Photographer
Art Polar Bear Shaw Leadman
Sound Bill Phillips Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Pieter Hubbard Sound Editor
Sound Gary S. Gerlich Sound Editor
Sound John Phillips Sound Editor
Art E.W. Bradford Construction Coordinator
Art Jerry G. Henery Construction Foreman