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Café Lumière

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Genre  Drama
Music director  Yosui Inoue
Language  Japanese
7/10 IMDb

3.6/5 AlloCine

Director  Hou Hsiao-Hsien
Initial DVD release  December 27, 2005
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Country  Japan, Taiwan
Cafe Lumiere movie poster
Writer  Hou Hsiao-Hsien, Chu Tien-wen
Release date  2003
Cast  Yo Hitoto, Tadanobu Asano, Masato Hagiwara, Kimiko Yo, Nenji Kobayashi, Yôko Hoshi
Similar movies  Related Hou Hsiao-Hsien movies

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Café Lumière (珈琲時光, Kōhī Jikō) is a 2003 Japanese film directed by Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien for Shochiku as homage to Yasujirō Ozu, with direct reference to the late director's Tokyo Story (1953). It premiered at a festival commemorating the centenary of Ozu's birth. It was nominated for a Golden Lion at the 2004 Venice Film Festival.

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Plot

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The story revolves around Yoko Inoue (played by Yo Hitoto), a young Japanese woman doing research on Taiwanese composer Jiang Wen-Ye, whose work is featured on the soundtrack. The late composer's Japanese wife and daughter also make appearances as themselves.

Cast

  • Yo Hitoto - Yoko Inoue (井上 陽子 Inoue Yōko)
  • Tadanobu Asano - Hajime Takeuchi (竹内 肇 Takeuchi Hajime)
  • Masato Hagiwara - Seiji
  • Kimiko Yo - Yoko's stepmother
  • Nenji Kobayashi - Yoko's father
  • Reception

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    Café Lumière was placed at 98 on Slant Magazine's best films of the 2000s.

    References

    Café Lumière Wikipedia


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