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Picture Bride (1994)

20 Apr

95m; U.S.

Director: Kayo Hatta

Cast: Youki Kudoh, Akira Takayama and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

Synopsis (IMDB): The story of 16-year-old Riyo who journeys to Hawaii in 1918 to marry a man she has never met, except through photographs and letters they have exchanged. Hoping to escape a troubled past and to start anew, Riyo is bitterly disappointed upon her arrival: her husband is twice her age and Hawaii is not the paradise she expected. As Riyo comes to terms with her new home, she discovers a land full of hardship, struggle–and unexpected joy.

 
 

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