Cafe Lumiere

  • 2003
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Though the title is a nod to French cinema pioneers Louis and Auguste Lumiere, Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien's film is a lovely gift to his spiritual sensei, Yasujiro Ozu (1903-63), on the occasion of his 100th birthday. Freelance writer Yoko Inoue (Yo Hitoto) no sooner returns to Tokyo from one of her frequent trips to Taiwan than she's off again more