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The Teahouse of the August Moon

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Original title
The Teahouse of the August Moon
Year
Running time
123 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
John Patrick (Play: John Patrick)
Cinematography
John Alton
Cast
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Producer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Genre
Comedy
Synopsis / Plot
This adaptation of the popular stage play takes place after the end of World War II, in Okinawa, Japan. The plot concerns Army Capt. Fisby, who has been assigned to introduce the benefits of democracy and trade to a small town. His task proves difficult, for the villagers have deeply rooted traditions that they wish to uphold. Can Fisby find a way to "Americanize" the town?
Awards
1957: Berlin Film Festival: Official Selection
1956: Golden Globes: 6 Nominations, including Best Film - Musical/Comedy
1956: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Comedy Screenplay
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