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The Screen Guide

An old soldier is trapped in time. Only a ticking watch separates his ritual from the enveloping jungle... HEART OF PEARL is based on stories of Japanese soldiers who remained hiding in the jungle for decades after the end of World War II.

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Crew

Director
Andrew Taylor
Writers
Paddy O'Reilly
Producer
Jo-anne McGowan
Dir. of Photography
Susan Thwaites
Composer
Arthur Tanaka
Editor
David Hewitt
Production Designer
Catherine Mansill

Cast

Ken Yuchiro Senga - Yoko Gani - Isao Hirata - Janice Tong

Production Details

Production Completion
1993
Genre
Drama, History and national identity, Thriller
Production Company
Australian Film Television and Radio School

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