Ratings

TMDB Rating 6.7
IMDB Rating 7.2
RottenTomatoes Rating 100%

Financials

Revenue: $0

Budget: $0

Profit: - $0


Movie Details

Tag Line: "I am not allowed to love. But I will love you if that is your desire..."

Status: Released

Average Rating: 7

Release Date: Dec 25, 1957

Rating: NR

Run Time: 2h 27m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: Pennebaker Productions , William Goetz Productions


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Synopsis

Air Force Major Lloyd Gruver (Marlon Brando) is reassigned to a Japanese air base, and is confronted with US racial prejudice against the Japanese people. The issue is compounded because a number of the soldiers become romantically involved with Japanese women, in defiance of US military policy. Ordinarily an officer who is by-the-book, Gruver must take a position when a buddy of his, an enlisted man Joe Kelly (Red Buttons) falls in love with a Japanese woman Katsumi (Miyoshi Umeki) and marries her. Gruver risks his position by serving as best man at the wedding ceremony.


Main Cast

Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando

Major Lloyd Gruver

Age : 80 | Popularity : 46%

Patricia Owens

Patricia Owens

Eileen Webster

Age : 75 | Popularity : 5%

James Garner

James Garner

Capt. Mike Bailey

Age : 86 | Popularity : 13%

Martha Scott

Martha Scott

Mrs. Webster

Age : 90 | Popularity : 7%

Miiko Taka

Miiko Taka

Hana-ogi

Age : 95 | Popularity : 5%

Miyoshi Umeki

Miyoshi Umeki

Katsumi

Age : 78 | Popularity : 3%

Red Buttons

Red Buttons

Joe Kelly

Age : 87 | Popularity : 5%

Kent Smith

Kent Smith

Gen. Webster

Age : 78 | Popularity : 4%


Crew

Department Role Name
Writing Screenplay
Paul Osborn
Paul Osborn
Novel
James Michener
James Michener
Sound Original Music Composer
Franz Waxman
Franz Waxman
Editing Editor
Arthur P. Schmidt
Arthur P. Schmidt
Philip W. Anderson
Philip W. Anderson
Art Set Decoration
Robert Priestley
Robert Priestley
Art Direction
Ted Haworth
Ted Haworth
Camera Director of Photography
Ellsworth Fredericks
Ellsworth Fredericks
Directing Director
Joshua Logan
Joshua Logan
Production Producer
William Goetz
William Goetz
Casting
Sally Baiano
Sally Baiano
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
Norma Koch
Norma Koch
Department Role Name

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