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Title Cha no aji = The taste of tea / Viz Media ; VIZ Pictures presents a film by Katsuhito Ishii ; produced by Kazuto Takida, Kazutoshi Wadakura ; written, directed and edited by Katsuhito Ishii. VIZ Pictures producer, Seiji Horibuchi.

Publication Info. San Francisco : Viz Pictures, [2007]

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Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Adult Department  DVD FOREIGN TASTE OF TEA    Check Shelf
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Media Room  DVD TAS    Check Shelf
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Foreign Language  DVD TASTE    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD TASTE OF TEA    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  FOREIGN FILM DVD TAST    Check Shelf
Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (143 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Cast Maya Banno, Takahiro Sato, Tadanobu Asano, Satomi Tezuka, Tatsuya Gasyuin, Anna Tsuchiya, Tomoko Nakajima, Tomokazu Miura.
Credits Cinematography, Kosuke Matsushima ; animation, Takeshi Koike ; music, Little Tempo ; costume designer, Ikuko Utsunomiya ; production designer, Yuji Tsuzuko.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2003.
Audience Not rated; parental guidance suggested.
Summary The Harunos are a rather unconvential, but happy and loving family. Eight-year-old Sachiko is bothered by her own giant-sized double, who hangs around sitting on buildings staring at her. Her older brother, Hajime, privately wrestles with raging hormones and a love-struck crush on a pretty new classmate. Mom struggles to come out of retirement as an animator and Dad is a professional hypnotist who occasionally plies his trade on his own family. Throw in 2 uncles and an eccentric grandfather and there is a unique blend of a family tackling the universal themes of time, family and life.
Note Special features: Director & cast profile; original Japanese trailers; VIZ Pictures presents.
Language Japanese dialogue, English subtitles.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Local Note WNPLFFDVD
Subject Families -- Japan -- Drama.
Girls -- Japan -- Drama.
Teenage boys -- Japan -- Drama.
Old age -- Japan -- Drama.
Conflict of generations -- Japan -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Foreign films.
Comedy films.
Comedy -- Feature.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Added Author Takida, Kazuto.
Wadakura, Kazutoshi.
Ishii, Katsuhito, 1966-
石井克人, 1966-
Horibuchi, Seiji, 1952-
Banno, Maya.
Satō, Takahiro, 1984-
Asano, Tadanobu.
Tezuka, Satomi.
Gasyuin, Tatsuya.
Tsuchiya, Anna, 1984-
Nakajima, Tomoko, 1971-
Miura, Tomokazu.
Viz Pictures.
VIZ Media.
Added Title Taste of tea
ISBN 1934244023
Standard No. 896911001027
Music No. YTTT01 Viz Pictures
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