Come See the Paradise Poster

Release Date: 1990

DVD Release Date: June 6th, 2006

R|2 hr 14 min

Plot Summary
In this drama from director Alan Parker, on-the-lam Jack McGurn (Dennis Quaid) flees to Los Angeles and takes a job as a projectionist at a movie theater owned by a Japanese-American man (Sab Shimono). Jack falls for the owner's daughter, Lily (Tamlyn Tomita), but they are forced to elope to Seattle when her father forbids the relationship. The couple marry and have a daughter, but when World War II breaks out, Jack is powerless to stop his new family's forced internment.

Cast: Dennis Quaid, Tamlyn Tomita, Sab Shimono, Shizuko Hoshi, Stan Egi, Ronald Yamamoto, Akemi Nishino, Naomi Nakano

Director: Alan Parker

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Twentieth Century Fox

Keywords: Forbidden love, Soldier, 1940s, Escape, Los Angeles, New York City, 1930s