The Teahouse of the August Moon

The Teahouse of the August Moon

Video Cassette - 1984
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Capt. Fisby is in charge of teaching democracy to the inhabitants of an American occupied village in 1946 Okinawa. With all he's up against, his chances of succeeding are slim.
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : MGM/UA Home Video, c1984.
ISBN: 9780792802976
0792802977
Characteristics: 1 videocassette (124 min.) :,sd., col.

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mercipourleslivres
May 07, 2018

Everyone gives Mickey Rooney a bad rap for his incredibly racist portrayal of Mr. Yunioshi, but I found Marlon Brando's Sakini even more cringe-worthy, maybe because he narrated the whole damn film. The only redeeming quality this film has is the historically accurate Okinawan song and dance numbers.

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phyllis49
Mar 19, 2012

Okinawa 1946- occuppied by American troops whose assignment is to bring democracy to the inhabitants. The captain in charge is a well-meaning but inept loser, and facees a wily oriental interpreter and a determined geisha girl, along with villagers who know how to take advantage of foreign occupation! Marlon Brando, Glenn Ford, Machiko Kyo, Eddie Albert, Paul Ford.

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