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Picture Bride

Directed by Kayo Hatta
United States, Japan, 1994
Drama, Romance

Synopsis

Following her parents’ deaths, Riyo, a 16-year-old Japanese girl, becomes a “picture bride” for Matsuji, a Hawaiian sugarcane worker who, as is the custom, willingly enters into the arranged marriage.

Synopsis

Following her parents’ deaths, Riyo, a 16-year-old Japanese girl, becomes a “picture bride” for Matsuji, a Hawaiian sugarcane worker who, as is the custom, willingly enters into the arranged marriage.

Picture BrideDirected byKayo Hatta

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1994
Sundance Film Festival
1995 | Winner: Audience Award (Dramatic Competition)
Independent Spirit Awards
1996 | Nominee: Best First Feature

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