U certificateThe Barbarian and the Geisha is a Film programme that first aired in 1958 and has been classified a U certificate.

The Barbarian and the Geisha is a 2 star programme

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The Barbarian and the Geisha (1958)

Directed by
John Huston

Adventure drama based on the true story of Townsend Harris, America's first consul to Japan in 1856. At first spurned by both the locals and the Japanese hierarchy, he manages to gain their trust both through his assistance during a cholera epidemic and his blossoming relationship with the beautiful geisha Okichi.

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Genre: Film

Running Time: 105 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1958

2/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for John WayneJohn Wayne...Townsend Harris
Eiko Ando...Okichi
Sam Jaffe...Henry Heusken
Sô Yamamura...Governor Tamura
Kodaya Ichikawa...Daimyo
Tokujiro Iketaniuchi...Harusha
Fuji Kasai...Lord Hotta
Takeshi Kumagai...Chamberlain
Fuyukichi Maki...Peasant
Morita...Prime Minister
James Robbins...Lt. Fisher
Norman Thomson...Cap. Edmunds
Hiroshi Yamato...The Shogun