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|Directed by||Elie Chouraqui|
|Produced by||Elie Chouraqui|
Didier Le Pêcheur
|Music by||Bruno Coulais (international version)
Cliff Eidelman (USA version)
|Edited by||Jacques Witta|
|Distributed by||Universal Pictures (USA theatrical)
Lionsgate (USA DVD)
StudioCanal (international sales)
|24 January 2001 (France)
15 March 2002 (United States)
121 mins (USA version)
Harrison's Flowers is a 2001 French film by Elie Chouraqui. It stars, among others, Andie MacDowell, Elias Koteas, Brendan Gleeson, Adrien Brody, Marie Trintignant, Gerard Butler, and David Strathairn. The film is also Quinn Shephard's big screen debut.
Universal Pictures released this film in the United States theatrically, then Lionsgate released this film in the United States on DVD. For this film's United States version, the film's length was reduced by about 5 minutes; it also features a new score by Cliff Eidelman.
Harrison Lloyd, a Pulitzer Prize-winning Newsweek photojournalist, travels on his last assignment to the former Yugoslavia in 1991, during the Croatian War of Independence. While there, he is presumed to have been killed in a building collapse. His wife travels to the region to find him, believing him to be in the city of Vukovar. Travelling through the war-torn landscape, she arrives in the city, and bears witness to the massacre which took place there. Back home, Harrison's son Cesar cares for his father's flowers in their greenhouse.
- Andie MacDowell – Sarah Lloyd
- Elias Koteas – Yeager Pollack
- Brendan Gleeson – Marc Stevenson
- Adrien Brody – Kyle Morris
- David Strathairn – Harrison Lloyd
- Alun Armstrong – Samuel Brubeck
- Caroline Goodall – Johanna Pollack
- Diane Baker – Mary Francis
- Quinn Shephard – Margaux Lloyd
- Marie Trintignant – Cathy
- Christian Charmetant – Jeff
- Gerard Butler – Chris Kumac
- Scott Michael Anton – Cesar Lloyd
- Christopher Clarke – David
Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a critic score of 49% and an audience score of 76%.
- Harrison's Flowers, Rotten Tomatoes, retrieved 2016-10-28