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Far East (2001)

TV Movie | 87 min | Drama

Set in 1954, Far East is the story of a young Naval officer, who is the heir to a Milwaukee beer fortune, on tour of duty in occupied Japan. He becomes trapped between his love for a beautiful Japanese woman and his family's value system, ...See moreSet in 1954, Far East is the story of a young Naval officer, who is the heir to a Milwaukee beer fortune, on tour of duty in occupied Japan. He becomes trapped between his love for a beautiful Japanese woman and his family's value system, which he is trying to escape. With clever echoes of Madame Butterfly and From Here to Eternity, tensions mount at the collision of East with West, past with present, and duty with passion in this beautifully-crafted play. Written by Thirteen See less
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A.R. Gurney (play) (screenplay)
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May 20, 2001 (United States)

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Lisa Emery
Julia Anderson Julia Anderson   See fewer
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Michael Hayden
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Bill Smitrovich
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Connor Trinneer
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Leslie Lyles
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Jessamyn Blakeslee
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5.6 / 10 | 10 votes