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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Marlon Brando's character rank is referred to as Major, gold oak leaves, but he is wearing the rank of Lt Colonel, silver oak leaves. See more
You know what I saw yesterday? I saw two rocks that just got married.
I saw two rocks that got married. And they looked very happy together, too.
Oh, I'll bet they did.
Words and Music by Irving Berlin
Performed by Miiko Taka
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