Dixieland Daimyo (1987)

Genres - Comedy, Historical Film  |   Sub-Genres - Farce  |   Run Time - 85 min.  |   Countries - Japan  |  
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Synopsis by Sandra Brennan

Set in the late 19th century, a shipwrecked trio of African-American Dixieland jazz musicians find themselves in war-torn feudal Japan in this charming and genuinely funny Japanese comedy. Not only do the foreigners teach the Japanese war lords a thing or two about music, they also become symbols of freedom to the oppressed.



Japan, jazz, musician, political-unrest, shipwreck