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Tiara Tahiti (1962)

Not Rated | | Drama, Comedy | 31 July 1962 (Denmark)
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 overview:
... Capt. Brett Aimsley
... Lt. Col. Clifford Southey
... Henri Farengue
... Chong Sing
... Belle Annie
... Desmoulins
Libby Morris ... Adele Franklin
... Millie Brooks
... Joey
... Lt. David Harper
... 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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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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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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Henri Farengue: Oh by the way madame, while you're here you simply must go and see the leper colony.
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Referenced in Pinewood: 80 Years of Movie Magic (2015) See more »

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Tiara Tahiti
Written by Philip Green, Norman Newell
Sung by Danny Street
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A wonderful little gem of a film
1 December 2000 | by See all my reviews

A personal favourite of mine, but sadly not available on either video or DVD. Two great British actors of the golden age, James Mason (he of the wonderful voice) and John Mills (who virtually won the Second World War single handed) work wonderfully together. Mills is the working boy made good, Mason his former employer's son. Mills finds himself temporarily in command of Mason towards the end of the war and sets in train a course of events which leads to them meeting again after the war in Tahiti. Admire their actors craft, their comic timing, the under-stated nuances of class warfare. A wonderful little gem of a film.


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