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Come See the Paradise

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Come See the Paradise

Release Date: August 17, 1990

Year    :   1990
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama, Romance, History
Production Companies    :   20th Century Fox
Director    :   Alan Parker
Producers    :   Todd M. Thaler, Robert F. Colesberry, Shari Rhodes, Nellie Nugiel, Lisa Clarkson
Writers    :   Alan Parker
RunTime    :   133 mins.

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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