Sayonara (1957) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Joshua Logan and produced by William Goetz.
The film was based on the novel of the same name written by James A. Michener published in 1954.
Academy Awards 1957 --- Ceremony Number 30 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actor||Marlon Brando||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actor||Red Buttons||Won|
|Best Supporting Actress||Miyoshi Umeki||Won|
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: Ted Haworth; Set Decoration: Robert Priestley||Won|
|Best Cinematography||Ellsworth Fredricks||Nominated|
|Best Director||Joshua Logan||Nominated|
|Best Film Editing||Arthur P. Schmidt, Philip W. Anderson||Nominated|
|Best Picture||William Goetz, Producer||Nominated|
|Best Writing||Paul Osborn||Nominated|
Sayonara (1957)By Beatrice on Jul 28, 2016 From Flickers in Time
Sayonara Directed by Joshua Logan Written by Paul Osborn based on a novel by James A. Michener 1957/USA Pennebaker Productions/William Goetz Productions Repeat viewing/YouTube I last saw this film on a black-and-white TV. ?It was even better than I remembered. Major Lloyd Gruver (Marlon Brando) i... Read full article
Sayonara, jerk! Don Juan Animated GIFBy Movies, Silently on Apr 29, 2013 From Movies Silently
Ciao!?Tsch?ss!?Adios! Buh-bye! Estelle Taylor has delivered a nice verbal dagger through John Barrymore’s ribs in Don Juan and she departs victorious. If you see the movie, read his lips in the aftermath. Very enlightening.... Read full article
SayonaraBy Alyson on Nov 2, 2010 From The Best Picture Project
Army pilot Major Lloyd ?Ace? Gruver (Marlon Brando) has just been transferred from the action in Korea to a desk job in Japan. ?There he will be closer to his girlfriend Eileen (Patricia Owens) and her military based family. ?It seems his military life has always been perfectly on track. ?Like his g... Read full article
See all Sayonara articles
Also according to Turner Classic Movies, Marlon Brando insisted on playing Ace Gruver with a Southern accent, against the will of the director and producers. Brando adopted a nondescript Southern accent for Gruver, despite the objections of director Joshua Logan, who didn't think that a general's son who was West Point-educated would speak that way.
The 1957 film "Sayonara" (starring Marlon Brando) was shot at the famous Yamashiro Sky Room restaurant, which resembles an oriental palace. It is located in the hills right above Grauman's Chinese Theatre (at 1999 N. Sycamore Avenue) in Hollywood.read more facts about Sayonara...