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Tiara Tahiti (1962)

James Mason and John Mills star in this comedy-drama about a tough colonel and a refined captain who clashed during the war, and continue their personal battle in peace-time Tahiti.

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(as William T. Kotcheff)

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(novel), (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. See more awards »
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Cast

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Capt. Brett Aimsley
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Lt. Col. Clifford Southey
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Henri Farengue
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Chong Sing
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Belle Annie
Jacques Marin ...
Desmoulins
Libby Morris ...
Adele Franklin
Madge Ryan ...
Millie Brooks
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Joey
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Lt. David Harper
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Capt. Enderby
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James Mason and John Mills star in this comedy-drama about a tough colonel and a refined captain who clashed during the war, and continue their personal battle in peace-time Tahiti.

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Don't do anything I wouldn't ..... which leaves you to do anything at all !

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Drama | Comedy

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31 July 1962 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

En synder på Tahiti  »

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(Eastmancolor)

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1.66 : 1
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Quotes

Henri Farengue: Oh by the way madame, while you're here you simply must go and see the leper colony.
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Connections

Referenced in Pinewood: 80 Years of Movie Magic (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Tahiti Te Whenva
(uncredited)
Traditional
Arranged by Philip Green
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an example of british movies at their best
19 January 2004 | by (swansea Wales) – See all my reviews

A splendid example of the British old boys system being tested to the limit. Wonderful performances by Mason and Mills ,showing how real acting is done. Films like this are so rare now and the incessant mumbling of so many of our modern "stars" leave so much to be desired.

Should be shown along with Tunes of Glory to all students of film to give them a yard stick of how it should be done.

No car chases ,violence,swearing etc,just high class masterfull acting.


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