52nd edition

The Taste of Tea

Ishii Katsuhito

Fortnight 2004, Feature film, 2h23

Synopsis

The Haruno family lives in a small mountain town near Tokyo. Sachiko, the youngest child, is eight and is trying to get rid of her giant double. Hajime, her high-school age brother, is experiencing first love. Yoshiko, the mother, decides to come out of retirement and make a high-profile comeback in the world of film animation, to the concern of her husband, Nobuo, who practices hypnosis therapy. As for the grandfather, his eccentric behavior is a source of concern for the entire family.

Casting

  • Maya Banno
  • Tadanobu Asano
  • Takahiro Sato

Team

Screenplay
Katsuhito Ishii

Image
Kosuke Matsushima

Sound
Koichi Mori

Editing
Katsuhito Ishii

Music
Little Tempo

Set decoration
Yuji Tsuzuki

Production

Production : Grasshoppa ! 35fl, Yebisu garden place tower 4-20-3 Ebisu, Shibuya-Ku Tokyo 150 6035 Japon Tél : +81 3 5448 9731 Fax : +81 3 5448 9732 yosh@grasshoppa.jp presse : Jean Charles Canu tél : +33 (0)4 93 38 54 46

Title in Original Version : Cha no aji