Picture Bride (1994)

Original Title: Picture Bride

94 min.

drama, history

Stars: youki kudoh, akira takayama, tamlyn tomita, cary-hiroyuki tagawa

Directors: kayo hatta, irish barber, summer banner, angela robinson, janet holman

Country: Japan, USA

Release: 1995-05-05


Movie Info

Riyo, an orphaned 17-year old, sails from Yokohama to Hawaii in 1918 to marry Matsuji, a man she has never met. Hoping to escape a troubled past and start anew, Riyo is bitterly disappointed upon her arrival: her husband is twice her age. The miserable girl finds solace with her new friend Kana, a young mother who helps Riyo accept her new life.