Shochiku and Hou launch ode to Ozu

Schwarzacher, Lukas
July 2003
Daily Variety;7/30/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 18, p10
Trade Publication
Reports on the production of the film 'Kafei Shiguang' by the film production company Shochiku Co. Ltd. in Japan. Tribute of the film to legendary director Yasujiro Ozu; Influence of Ozu to director Hou Hsiao-Hsien; Portrayal of Tadanobu Asano and Yo Hitoto in the film.


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