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.
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
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
- 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
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.
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.
"...[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