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Film / Captive Hearts

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A 1987 American-Canadian-Japanese romantic drama directed by Paul Almond set during World War II as a young Lieutenant (Chris Makepeace) falls in love with an elderly man's daughter (Mari Sato) after he and his Sergeant (Michael Sarrazin) are rescued from being executed.

The film also stars Pat Morita, Seth Sakai, and Denis Akiyama.

It was released on June 5, 1987.

Not to be confused with Captive Hearts.


Tropes for the film:

  • Maligned Mixed Marriage: Robert and Miyoko run into trouble with the locals, and the jealousy of one young man, because of their developing romantic relationship.
  • Period Piece: The film is set in 1944 Japan during World War II.
  • World War II: During the Pacific theatre and two of the characters were held captive in Japan before being rescued.

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