Major Lloyd Gruver, a Korean War flying ace reassigned to Japan, staunchly supports the military's opposition to marriages between American troops and Japanese women. But that's before Gruver experiences a love that challenges his own deeply set prejudices... and plunges him into conflict with the U.S. Air Force and Japan's own cultural taboos. Written by
"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"
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Did You Know?
As the major goes up the stone steps to meet Hana-Ogi, you can see him twist his ankle on or about the third step. See more
Most of the movie was filmed in Kyoto, not Kobe. See more
I'm so frightened and confused. I cannot think. I cannot even understand your thinking.
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Words and Music by S. Oka See more