Picture Bride (1994)
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Genres: Drama, Romance

Taglines: Hawaii, 1918. She left Japan for a man she had never met, in a new world she couldn't imagine... America.

Director: Kayo Hatta

Writers: Kayo Hatta, Mari Hatta, Diane Mei Lin Mark

Stars: Yûki Kudô, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Tamlyn Tomita, Akira Takayama, ...

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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