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This combination romance and wartime drama by Etienne Perier was unusual at the time it was released because it portrayed World War II in the Pacific from the perspective of Gwen Terasaki, a woman from the Southern U.S., married to a Japanese diplomat. Based on her autobiography, the interesting story relates how the couple left for Japan after the bombing of Pearl Harbor and remained in Japan throughout the duration of the war. Their experiences and hardships during the war are detailed, as well as the tragedy that separated them once the war was over. Since the suffering of the ordinary Japanese citizen at this time and the racial undercurrents connected to the Pacific war are brought forward, the film stirred some controversy when it was released. ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi.
|Starring:||Carroll Baker, Sean Garrison, Nori Elisabeth Hermann, Ruth Masters, James Shigeta, Tetsuro Tamba, Hiroshi Tomono, James Yagi, Emi Florence Hirsch|
|Studio Name:||Team Marketing|
|DVD Release Date:||03/05/2013|
|Run Time (in minutes):||113 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||AC, Dolby Digital Mono|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.25|
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