The Teahouse of august Moon (1956)

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A Glance at the Struggle of Iranian People[edit]

This American comedy ridicules the US occupation and Americanization of Okinawa following World War II. Captian Fisby is sent to Okinawa with the mandate of teaching democracy in the region. In an attempt to implement this, he encourages the locals to build a school. However, the villagers instead decide to build a teahouse. When the Colonel arrives in Okinawa to check on the democratization progress, he orders for the teahouse to be destroyed. In an ironic twist, the village is chosen by the Supreme Commander as a model for American-led democratization and the teahouse is to be rebuilt.