Picture Bride
Picture Bride (1995)

The struggles of a young Japanese who leaves her home to marry an stranger are chronicled in this historical drama based on true stories. Picture brides were Japanese women contracted to marry Japanese sugar-cane laborers working in Hawaii.… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: April 28, 1995
DVD Release Date: June 1, 2004
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Critic Score: 82% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

The film is poorly directed, but it deals with a rare issue, picture brides circa 1918, and is made by an insider, an Asian-American, which is a plus.

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Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

The characters are disarming and the film itself is quite engrossing.

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Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online

Has a nifty swan song by the great Toshiro Mifune, but the rest of the film is pretty, underwritten snooze.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Sturdy story about the resilience of immigrants.

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
Leo L
The last time I saw this movie was a couple of months back, and the first was in high school. This is a tremendous movie! It details a life of a young Japanese… More