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The Taste of Tea

2 Ratings: 4.5
Art House & International movie directed by Katsuhito Ishii

Like Ozu'sTokyo Story, The Taste of Teatakes the long view of a Japanese family, though the eccentric Harunos are unconcerned with the moral quandaries Ozu's characters typically face. Director Katsuhito Ishii, known in America for his animated sequence … see full wiki

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Director: Katsuhito Ishii
Genre: Foreign
2 reviews about The Taste of Tea
review by . September 09, 2010
posted in ASIANatomy
A Japanese Film About
A movie about “Nothing“---but there is something. THE TASTE OF TEA (Cha No Aji) is the handiwork of Katsushito Ishii, the director of the acclaimed cult hit “Party 7” and “Funky Forest: First Contact“. Now, I’ll go straight to the point, this film is about family, anime, a boy’s young love, a young girl’s journey through childhood, with very simple execution. If you’re looking for a movie with a steadfast destination, then this movie may …
review by . August 09, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
The Harunos are not your typical family. The father is a hypnotist, whose method is to enable people to dream alternate worlds; the mother aspires to draw anime; the grandfather is also an artist, who takes great delight in his unconventional ways; the daughter is troubled by a giant version of herself who follows her around and stares unhappily at what she does; the son, perhaps the most ordinary, is a shy but intelligent boy who has fallen in love. The film is gorgeous, full of visual surprises …
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