The Ginger Tree

The Ginger Tree (1989)

  • Genre: Drama
  • First Air Date: 1989-11-26
  • Last Air Date: 1989-12-17
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 4
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 50 min.
  • Production Company: BBC
  • Networks: BBC One
  • Directors: Morimasa Matsumoto, Anthony Garner .
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In 1903, a young Scotswoman goes to join her diplomat fiancé in Manchuria. She marries him, and finds herself in a war zone. Disenchanted with her husband, she falls in love with a married Japanese nobleman, Count Kentaro Kurihama, and bears him a son. She carves out a life for herself in Japanese society, despite the hardships and ostracism she faces as both a Westerner and a woman.

  • Keywords: japan, based on novel or book, world war ii, army, miniseries, mother child separation
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    The Ginger Tree Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1989-11-26
    4 Episodes

    The Ginger Tree Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Episode 150 min
    Season 1Episode 2Episode 250 min
    Season 1Episode 3Episode 350 min
    Season 1Episode 4Episode 450 min
    • Samantha Bond

      as Mary MacKenzie
    • Daisuke Ryū

      as Count Kentaro Kurihama
    • Adrian Rawlins

      as Captain Richard Collingsworth
    • Fumi Dan

      as Baroness Aiko Onnodera
    • Joanna McCallum

      as Alicia Bassett-Hill
    • Nicholas Le Prevost

      as Sir Claude MacDonald
    • Nicholas Farrell

      as Father Anthony
    • Colin Stinton

      as Bob Dale
    Directing Morimasa Matsumoto Director
    Directing Anthony Garner Director
    Writing Christopher Hampton Writer
    Writing Oswald Wynd Author