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Joshua Logan

Released on December 05 of 1957 in the USA, "Sayonara" is a Drama/Romance film directed by Joshua Logan, and written by Paul Osborn (screenplay) . Marlon Brando and Patricia Owens are starring, alongside Red Buttons, Miiko Taka, Ricardo Montalban and Martha Scott.

"I am not allowed to love. But I will love you if that is your desire..." Marlon Brando and an exquisite new Japanese star. They LIVE James A. Michener's story of defiant desire. It is called "Sayonara"

Who is the director of "Sayonara":

Sayonara was directed by Joshua Logan, an American director, writer, producer, and actor.

Before Sayonara, Joshua Logan had directed Bus Stop, released in 1956, Picnic (1955), Mister Roberts (1955), I Met My Love Again (1938). Since, he directed South Pacific, released in 1958, Tall Story (1960), Fanny (1961), Ensign Pulver (1964), Camelot (1967), and Paint Your Wagon (1969).

What was the release date of "Sayonara":

Sayonara was first released in the United States on Thursday, December 05, 1957.. This was sixty-two (62) years ago.

It has been released on Thursday, February 27, 1958 in Germany and on 1957 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Sayonara":

At the casting of Sayonara we find Marlon Brando, previously seen in The Teahouse of the August Moon (1956) and Guys and Dolls (1955); Patricia Owens (No Down Payment (1957), Island in the Sun (1957)); Red Buttons (13 Rue Madeleine (1947), Winged Victory (1944)) [ more... ]

  • Douglass Watson and Marlon Brando also appeared together in Julius Caesar, released in 1953.
  • Soo Yong and Miyoshi Umeki can both be seen in Flower Drum Song, released in 1961.
  • Patricia Owens and Miiko Taka also appeared together in Hell to Eternity, released in 1960.

What is the Storyline of "Sayonara":

Lloyd "Ace" Gruver, a major and the son of a U.S. Army general, is stationed at Itami Air Force Base (now Osaka International Airport) near Kobe, Japan. He falls in love with a Japanese entertainer (Hana-ogi) who is a performer for a Takarazuka-like theater company, whom he meets through his enlisted crew chief, Airman Kelly.

Kelly is about to wed a Japanese woman, Katsumi, in spite of the disapproval of the United States military, which will not recognize the marriage. The Air Force, including [...]

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