The teahouse of the August moon

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  • Okinawa 1946- occupied by American troops whose assignment is to bring democracy to the inhabitants. The captain in charge is a well-meaning but inept loser, and faces a wily oriental interpreter and a determined geisha girl, along with villagers who know how to take advantage of foreign occupation!


  • Based on the book by Vern J. Sneider and the play by John Patrick.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1956.
  • Special features: Vintage featurette Operation Teahouse; Marlon Brando movie trailer gallery.
  • DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby digital.
  • English or dubbed French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
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