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Following her parents’ deaths, Riyo, a 16-year-old Japanese girl, becomes a “picture bride” for Matsuji, a Hawaiian sugarcane worker who, as is the custom, willingly enters into the arranged marriage.
1995 | 2 wins including: Dramatic (Audience Award)
1996 | Nominee: Best First Feature
A superb depiction of the japanese slaves's lives in the process of Hawaii's land exploitation by the americans.