The Teahouse of the August Moon

In post-WWII Japan, an American captain is brought in to help build a school but the locals want a teahouse instead.
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DVD-R Details

  • Run Time: 2 hours, 3 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Released: November 20, 2018
  • Originally Released: 1956
  • Label: Warner Archives

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User Ratings: 871
Rating: B -- Huge commercial hit and uncharacteristically light comedy for Brando, after winning the Oscar for the drama On the Waterfront. Full Review
Feb 18, 2013
Rating: 4/5 -- Offbeat Brando role is main reason to see this funny service comedy.
Aug 14, 2007
Rating: C- -- The soft comedy was too much like TV sitcom fare to create much of a fuss. Full Review
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Jul 29, 2004
Rating: 3/5 -- Time has actually been kind to The Teahouse of the August Moon Full Review
Jan 31, 2009

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The American military knows just what a post-World War II Okinawa village needs: schools, rules and a Ladies' League for Democratic Action. Thank you oh so much, reply the villagers, but here's what we really need: a teahouse, complete with geishas.
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  • Sales Rank: 18,356
  • UPC: 888574771256
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