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Café Lumière (Kôhî jikô) (2003)

Café Lumière
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Yo Hitoto

Yo Hitoto

Yôko
Tadanobu Asano

Tadanobu Asano

Hajime Takeuchi
Kimiko Yo

Kimiko Yo

Yôko no keiba
Nenji Kobayashi

Nenji Kobayashi

Yôko no otôsan
Keiichi Asada

Keiichi Asada

Yukio Endô

Yukio Endô



Written by
Hsiao-hsien Hou

Hsiao-hsien Hou

(screenplay)
T

T'ien-wen Chu

(screenplay)


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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.
Release date: 1 September 2004
Taiwan (3), Japan (3), 2000s (3), Taiwanese (1), East Asia (1), (1), Drama (1), 2003 (1), Japanese (1)
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