Captive Hearts (film)

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Captive Hearts
Captive hearts poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Paul Almond
Produced by Milton Goldstein
John A. Kuri
Written by John A. Kuri
Pat Morita
Music by Osamu Kitajima
Cinematography Thomas Vamos
Edited by Yurij Luhovy
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • June 5, 1987 (1987-06-05) (U.S.)
Running time
97 minutes
Country Canada
United States
Language English
Box office $73,757[1]

Captive Hearts (aka Fate of a Hunter) is a 1987 romantic-drama movie co-produced between Canada, the U.S. and Japan starring Pat Morita, and co-written by Morita and John A. Kuri. It was directed by Paul Almond, filmed in Canada and released in the United States on June 5, 1987.


Shot down over 1944 wartime Japan, an American airman and his Sergeant are taken in by the village elder after he saves them from execution. The young airman, Robert, soon takes quite a strong and intimate romantic affections and fondness to the elder's widowed daughter, though a local man becomes jealous of their new romantic relationship and the romantic couple are then in danger because of their deep, blossoming romance.


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