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CAFÉ LUMIÈRE

Kôhî jikô

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Directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien
Japan, Taiwan, 2003
Drama

Synopsis

In a distinctly contemporary Tokyo that looks backwards to the city’s disappearing past, Yoko is a writer investigating the life of a modernist composer of the 1930s. She is pregnant by a man she does not want to marry, and has found a kindred spirit in a used-bookstore owner who aids her research.

Synopsis

In a distinctly contemporary Tokyo that looks backwards to the city’s disappearing past, Yoko is a writer investigating the life of a modernist composer of the 1930s. She is pregnant by a man she does not want to marry, and has found a kindred spirit in a used-bookstore owner who aids her research.

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Café LumièreDirected byHou Hsiao-hsien

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Awards & Festivals

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Venice Film Festival
2004
Village Voice Film Poll
2004 | Winner: Best Undistributed Film
2005 | Nominee: Best Cinematography

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