Captive Hearts Poster

Release Date: 1987

PG|1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary
When American pilot Robert (Chris Makepeace) is shot down over Japan during World War II, his captors plan to execute him, until the village elder, Fukushima (Pat Morita), comes to his rescue. As Robert is assimilated into the village's daily life, he becomes close to his captors, especially a young widow named Miyoko (Mari Sato). When one of the locals catches wind of their relationship, however, it threatens both Robert and Miyoko's life in the village.

Cast: Pat Morita, Chris Makepeace, Mari Sato, Michael Sarrazin, Seth Sakai, Denis Akiyama

Director: Paul Almond

Genres: Romance

Keywords: Love triangle, Melodramatic, 1940s, Forbidden love, Charming, Rivalry, Emotional