Reviews and Blog Posts: Ozu

Café Lumière

by Hou Hsiao-hsein

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Celebrated Taiwanese auteur, Hou Hsiao-hsien, created this low-key Japanese-language drama in honor of the centenary of the birth of Japanese golden-age filmmaker Yasujiro Ozu.  It charts a brief period in the life Yoko, a young Japanese writer and scholar of Taiwanese classical music.  Having discovered that she is pregnant with her Taiwanese boyfriend's...

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