Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community

Extras in the Filming of Snow Falling on Cedars

Dressed in period clothing, carrying suitcases, and slowly walking down the road to the ferry dock many Islanders and their relatives recreated the solemn evacuation scene that had occurred fifty-six years earlier. Watching was a vivid illustration of what it must have been like for that group of Bainbridge Islanders as they said goodbye to their beloved island.