War Brides of Japan (2018)

WWII Japanese war brides share their stories of struggle and triumph. Arriving in the US alongside husbands who were their former enemies, they experienced being disowned by their Japanese families and rejection by their American in-laws.

Director:

Yayoi Winfrey

Writer:

Yayoi Winfrey
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Production Notes from IMDbPro

Status: Post-production | See complete list of  »
Comments: Documentary is in post-production
Updated: 10 September 2017
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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Lily Anne Yumi Welty Tamai Lily Anne Yumi Welty Tamai ... Herself
Regina F. Lark Regina F. Lark ... Herself
Doris Hardison Doris Hardison ... Herself
Castora Hayes Castora Hayes ... Herself
Asako Sakaguchi Miller Kimes Asako Sakaguchi Miller Kimes ... Herself
Stephanie Mariko Rojas Stephanie Mariko Rojas ... Herself
Myokei Caine-Barrett Myokei Caine-Barrett ... Herself
Kim Farrison Kim Farrison ... Himself
Parker Tinsley Parker Tinsley ... Himself
Doris Factory Doris Factory ... Herself
Theodore Farrison Theodore Farrison ... Himself
Joan M. Lairson Joan M. Lairson ... Herself
Alana Kynaston Alana Kynaston ... Herself
Diane Caine Shirey Diane Caine Shirey ... Herself
Elaine Ambrose Elaine Ambrose ... Herself
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Storyline

WWII Japanese war brides share their stories of struggle and triumph. Arriving in the US alongside husbands who were their former enemies, they experienced being disowned by their Japanese families and rejection by their American in-laws.

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Taglines:

They married their enemies

Genres:

Documentary

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Web site

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

2018 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Throwing Rice Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

Two war brides in the film were acquainted in Gifu Japan. When they ended up living next door to each other in Tacoma Washington, they became lifelong best friends.

On the Facebook group page, a war bride daughter discovered she had lived on the same naval base as another war bride daughter when they were children. Recently, they reunited.

The director's casting assistant met a war bride daughter in Honolulu. When he alerted the director that he found someone who could be cast for the documentary, he mentioned her name and the director realized she was the same woman her sister had been best friends with in another state when they were just five years old-some 58 years earlier. See more »

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