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South Pacific (1958)

South Pacific
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6.9 IMDB rating
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Rossano Brazzi Rossano Brazzi
Emile De Becque
Mitzi Gaynor Mitzi Gaynor
Ensign Nellie Forbush, USN
John Kerr John Kerr
Lt. Joseph Cable, USMC
Ray Walston Ray Walston
Luther Billis
Juanita Hall Juanita Hall
Bloody Mary
Russ Brown Russ Brown
Capt. Brackett, USN
Jack Mullaney Jack Mullaney
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Paul Osborn Paul Osborn
(screenplay)


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Description: The dazzling Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, brought to lush life by the director of the original stage version, Joshua Logan. Set on a remote island during the Second World War, South Pacific tracks two parallel romances: one between a Navy nurse (Mitzi Gaynor) "as corny as Kansas in August" and a wealthy French plantation owner (Rossano Brazzi), the other between a young American officer (John Kerr) and a native girl (France Nuyen). The theme of interracial love was still daring in 1958, and so was director Logan's decision to overlay emotional moments with tinted filters--a technique that misfires as often as it hi ... (more)
Release date: 14 April 1958
UPC: 086162108648
Tags: Musical (9), Romance (7), World War II (5), Comedy (5), Military (4), War (4), Navy (3), Classic (3), WWII (3), Island (3), Tear Jerker (2), AFI Top 100 Movie Songs (2), 1958 (2), World War 2 (2), 50's (2), Blu-ray (2), Pacific (2), Music Video (2), Recommended (2), Race Relations (2)
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