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.
"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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After the doctor examines him, Maj. Gruver buttons the left coat sleeves and after the right sleeve, keeping his left hand handling the right sleeve. In the next shot he is handling the left sleeve with his right hand. See more
[at a traditional tea ceremony: watching, as a Japanese man spends a lot of time carefully making a cup of tea
He makes such a production of everything.
The pleasure does not lie in the end itself... it's the pleasurable steps *to* that end.
Words and Music by Bunraku Mitsuwa Kai
, Monzaemon Chikamatsu
and Enjiro Toyosawa See more