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Rising Sun
- Sean Connery

Overview - A Los Angeles special agent (Snipes) must team up with an expert on Japanese culture (Connery) to investigate the murder of a call-girl in the boardroom of a Japanese corporation. The case turns out to be bigger than either of them had thought. Rather loosely based on Michael Crichton's novel.  Read more...

 
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Overview

A Los Angeles special agent (Snipes) must team up with an expert on Japanese culture (Connery) to investigate the murder of a call-girl in the boardroom of a Japanese corporation. The case turns out to be bigger than either of them had thought. Rather loosely based on Michael Crichton's novel.

Cast List

Kevin Anderson - American Actor
Harvey Keitel - American Actor/Producer
Dean Tavoularis - Production Designer
Steve Buscemi - American Actor/Director/Screenwriter
Tia Carrere - American Actress/Singer
Althea Janairo - American Actress/Singer
Ian Bryce
Mako - Character Actor, THE SAND PEBBLES, CONAN THE BARBARIAN
Makoto Iwamatsu - Character Actor, THE SAND PEBBLES, CONAN THE BARBARIAN
Kieu Chinh Mako - Character Actor, THE SAND PEBBLES, CONAN THE BARBARIAN
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa - Japanese Film/TV Actor "American Me"
Wesley Snipes - Actor, BLADE
Michael Crichton - Author/Director/Producer, JURASSIC PARK,
John Michael Crichton - Author/Director/Producer, JURASSIC PARK,
John Lange - Author/Director/Producer, JURASSIC PARK,
Jeffrey Hudson - Author/Director/Producer, JURASSIC PARK,
David Mamet - American Playwright/Director
Michael Backes - Writer "Rising Sun"
Stephen A. Rotter - Editor
Michael Chapman - American Director Of Photography/Director
Philip Kaufman - Director/Screenwriter
Toru Takemitsu - JAPAN. COMPOSER\1930-1996
Alexandra Powers - Actress/"Dead Poets Soc."
Sean Connery - Oscar winning Scottish actor,
Thomas Sean Connery - Oscar winning Scottish actor,
Daniel Von Bargen - Supporting Actor
Dan Von Bargen - Supporting Actor
Ray Wise - American Supporting Actor
William S. Scharf
Jacqueline West - costume designer, QUILLS

 
Details
    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 129
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 024543036500
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rating: R (MPAA) (for strong sexuality, language and some violence)
  • Release Date: August 2014

Related Categories:
Movies > Action/Adventure

Related Keywords:
Detectives
Mystery
Race Relations
Thriller
Murder
Big Business
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Synopsis:
Amid distrust and uncertainty, two detectives from Los Angeles investigate the murder of a young woman. The story is set in and around a Japanese corporation based in Los Angeles and the detectives bring their differing viewpoints about Japanese corporate society into the murder investigation.

Notes:
Released theatrically in the USA July 30, 1993. Sean Connery's wardrobe was designed by Giorgio Armani. Post-Production Sound by Skywalker Sound, Marin Country, California. Filmed in Panavision, color by DeLuxe. Rated BBFC 15 by the British Board of Film Classification.

Reviews:
"...[The] supporting performances are functionally intense, and behind-the-scenes contributions, notably Dean Tavoularis' opulent production design, are elaborate and highly professional..." - 08/02/1993 Variety

 
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