Rhapsody In August


1h 38m 1991

Brief Synopsis

The story reflects on the economic wars between the United States and Japan and the aftermath of the bombing of Nagasaki, by focusing on three generations of two related families: an American family of pineapple growers in Hawaii and a Japanese family living outside Nagasaki.

Film Details

Also Known As
Augustirapsodi, Hachi-gatsu no rapusodî, Hachigatsu No Kyohshikyoku, Rhapsodie en Aout, Rhapsodie im August
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1991
Location
Izu, Japan; Gotemba, Japan; Chichibu, Japan; Nagasaki, Japan; Toho Studios, Tokyo, Japan

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Synopsis

The story reflects on the economic wars between the United States and Japan and the aftermath of the bombing of Nagasaki, by focusing on three generations of two related families: an American family of pineapple growers in Hawaii and a Japanese family living outside Nagasaki.

Film Details

Also Known As
Augustirapsodi, Hachi-gatsu no rapusodî, Hachigatsu No Kyohshikyoku, Rhapsodie en Aout, Rhapsodie im August
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1991
Location
Izu, Japan; Gotemba, Japan; Chichibu, Japan; Nagasaki, Japan; Toho Studios, Tokyo, Japan

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter December 20, 1991

Released in United States December 23, 1991

Released in United States on Video June 29, 1994

Released in United States August 1991

Released in United States September 1991

Released in United States January 1992

Shown at Malmo Film Days in Stockholm August 26-29, 1991.

Shown at Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund August 18-24, 1991.

Shown at Banco Nacional International Film Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 5-15, 1991.

Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 8-15, 1992.

Began shooting July 2, 1990.

Completed shooting October 10, 1990.

Released in United States Winter December 20, 1991

Released in United States December 23, 1991 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States on Video June 29, 1994

Released in United States August 1991 (Shown at Malmo Film Days in Stockholm August 26-29, 1991.)

Released in United States September 1991 (Shown at Banco Nacional International Film Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 5-15, 1991.)

Released in United States January 1992 (Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 8-15, 1992.)

Released in United States August 1991 (Shown at Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund August 18-24, 1991.)