The Teahouse of the August Moon

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This filmization of John Patrick's Broadway play is set in Okinawa in the months following V-J Day. Paul Ford plays an American colonel in charge of the occupation troops. Determined to bring Western civilization to the Okinawans, the colonel assigns captain Glenn Ford to do his bidding.

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Critic Reviews for The Teahouse of the August Moon

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Audience Reviews for The Teahouse of the August Moon

  • Oct 15, 2009
    <b><center>OH MY GAAWDDDDD! What made me watch this Movie? Eh <u>SCREW YOOOOOO WILL! </u></center><b>One of my best Friend is a huge Marlon Brando Fan and he persuaded me to watch this Movie with him. OH I WAS OVERJOYED I SLEPT LIKE A BABY after like 45 minutes. LMAO. I love Classics, but this one was really strange.
    Lilo C Super Reviewer
  • Jun 17, 2009
    Marlon Brando was a fearless actor who was constantly taking surprising, challenging work. This is one of the last roles anyone would expect him to play, and his performance is fantastic. This is a hilarious, involving film that, although politically incorrect by today's standards, is actually quite wholesome and sweet. The acting across the board is a pleasure to watch. Director Daniel Mann doesn't do anything remarkable with the material, and not all of the execution is perfect. Nevertheless, I was thoroughly entertained, and I would recommend this film to most people. It is the intelligence of the script and the colorful performances that make it so much fun.
    Mike T Super Reviewer
  • Jul 16, 2007
    The island of Okinawa during the American occupation of the late forties, and Ford's job is to indoctrinate the natives to good ol'Yankee values ... only the Okinawans, led by Marlon Brando as a smiling schemer in Asian makeup, have other ideas. Ugly ideas clothed in a polite approach.
    Kevin M. W Super Reviewer

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