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The Wind Cannot Read (1958)

115 min | Drama, Romance, War

During World War II, Flight Lieutenant Michael Quinn (Sir Dirk Bogarde), a British officer stationed in Asia, is recruited by Army Intelligence, is tasked with learning Japanese to interrogate Japanese P.O.W.s and he falls in love with his...See moreDuring World War II, Flight Lieutenant Michael Quinn (Sir Dirk Bogarde), a British officer stationed in Asia, is recruited by Army Intelligence, is tasked with learning Japanese to interrogate Japanese P.O.W.s and he falls in love with his pretty Japanese teacher "Sabby" (Suzuki San) (Yôko Tani). See less
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Writer
Richard Mason (novel) (screenplay)
Composer
Angelo Francesco Lavagnino (as Angelo Lavagnino)
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Updated Jun 11, 1958

Release date
Mar 9, 1960 (United States)

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16 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Dirk Bogarde
Flight Lieutenant Michael Quinn Flight Lieutenant Michael Quinn   See fewer
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Yôko Tani
'Sabby' [Suzuki San] (as Yoko Tani) 'Sabby' [Suzuki San] (as Yoko Tani)   See fewer
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Ronald Lewis
Squadron Leader Fenwick Squadron Leader Fenwick   See fewer
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John Fraser
Flying Officer Peter Munroe Flying Officer Peter Munroe   See fewer
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Anthony Bushell
The Brigadier The Brigadier   See fewer
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Marne Maitland
Bahadur Bahadur   See fewer
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Michael Medwin
Flying Officer Lamb Flying Officer Lamb   See fewer
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Richard Leech
Hobson Hobson   See fewer
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Tony Wager
Moss (as Anthony Wager) Moss (as Anthony Wager)   See fewer
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Tadashi Ikeda
Itsumi San Itsumi San   See fewer
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Heihachirô Ôkawa
Lieutenant Nakamura (as Henry Okawa) Lieutenant Nakamura (as Henry Okawa)   See fewer
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Yoichi Matsue
Corporal Mori Corporal Mori   See fewer
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Donald Pleasence
The Doctor The Doctor   See fewer
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Joy Michael
First Nurse First Nurse   See fewer
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Avice Landone
Second Nurse Second Nurse   See fewer
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Shivendra Sinha
Indian servant (uncredited) Indian servant (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 284 votes