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Sayonara (1957)

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147 min | Drama, Romance

A US Air Force major in Kobe confronts his own opposition to marriages between American servicemen and Japanese women when he falls for a beautiful performer.
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Writers
Paul Osborn (screen play) | James A. Michener (based on the novel by)
Cinematographer
Ellsworth Fredericks (as Ellsworth Fredricks)
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Gross (US & Canada)
$26,300,000
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Release date
Dec 5, 1957 (United States)

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31 cast members
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Marlon Brando
Major Lloyd Gruver Major Lloyd Gruver   See fewer
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Patricia Owens
Eileen Webster Eileen Webster   See fewer
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James Garner
Captain Mike Bailey Captain Mike Bailey   See fewer
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Martha Scott
Mrs. Webster Mrs. Webster   See fewer
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Miiko Taka
Hana-Ogi Hana-Ogi   See fewer
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Miyoshi Umeki
Katsumi Katsumi   See fewer
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Red Buttons
Joe Kelly Joe Kelly   See fewer
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Kent Smith
General Mark Webster General Mark Webster   See fewer
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Douglass Watson
Colonel Crawford (as Douglas Watson) Colonel Crawford (as Douglas Watson)   See fewer
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Reiko Kuba
Fumiko-San Fumiko-San   See fewer
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Soo Yong
Teruko-San Teruko-San   See fewer
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Shochiku Kagekidan Girls Revue
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Ricardo Montalban
Nakamura Nakamura   See fewer
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Peter Brown
Second Military Police (voice) (uncredited) Second Military Police (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jane Chung
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited) Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carlo Fiori
Chaplain (uncredited) Chaplain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dennis Hopper
Military Police (voice) (uncredited) Military Police (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenner G. Kemp
General at Tokyo Airport (uncredited) General at Tokyo Airport (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Meader
General at Tokyo Airport (uncredited) General at Tokyo Airport (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Moratz
Soldier in Washroom (uncredited) Soldier in Washroom (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rollin Moriyama
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Yvonne Peattie
Lady Vice-Consul (uncredited) Lady Vice-Consul (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Pierce
Photographer (uncredited) Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phil Rhodes
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Saito
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James Stacy
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Audrey Swanson
Officer's Wife (uncredited) Officer's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kayoko Wakita
Door Attendant (uncredited) Door Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harlan Warde
Consul (uncredited) Consul (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Wellman Jr.
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Setsuko Yamaji
Teenage Fan (uncredited) Teenage Fan (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.1 / 10 | 5,486 votes